Body size preferences among young women in five Arab countries: a cross-cultural study.

@article{Musaiger2014BodySP,
  title={Body size preferences among young women in five Arab countries: a cross-cultural study.},
  author={Abdulrahman Obaid Musaiger},
  journal={International journal of adolescent medicine and health},
  year={2014},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={417-21}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to highlight body size preferences among university females in five Arab countries. METHODS The sample comprised 1134 females between 17 and 32 years old from universities in five Arab countries: Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Oman and Syria. A silhouette figure scale was used to examine body size preferences. RESULTS There were significant differences between countries regarding female body size preferences (p<0.001) and for preferred body size for men (p<0.001… CONTINUE READING

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