Disordered eating attitudes and behaviours in the high-school students of a rural Canadian community

@article{Jonat2004DisorderedEA,
  title={Disordered eating attitudes and behaviours in the high-school students of a rural Canadian community},
  author={Lee M Jonat and C Laird Birmingham},
  journal={Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity},
  year={2004},
  volume={9},
  pages={285-289}
}
Background: Most surveys of disordered eating attitudes in teenagers target females in urban areas. To help plan the distribution of treatment resources for eating disorders in British Columbia we studied male and female students in all of the high schools of a rural community. Methods: Three hundred and ninety-six of the 2,589 students attending the four high schools within the rural community completed the EAT-26 and a demographic questionnaire. Results: Three hundred and eighty-one of the… CONTINUE READING
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