Dieting practices in high school students.

  title={Dieting practices in high school students.},
  author={Laura L Calderon and Catherine K Yu and Pera R Jambazian},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  volume={104 9},
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this research was to determine the patterns and frequency of dieting behaviors in a high school population in a metropolitan area. DESIGN Dieting practices were assessed by using a survey instrument consisting of demographic questions and questions regarding dieting practices. SUBJECTS/SETTING The survey was administered to 10th-grade male and female students at a multiethnic, urban, public high school in the Los Angeles area. One hundred fifty-three surveys were… CONTINUE READING
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