Ethnic/racial and socioeconomic differences in dieting behaviors and body image perceptions in adolescents.

@article{Story1995EthnicracialAS,
  title={Ethnic/racial and socioeconomic differences in dieting behaviors and body image perceptions in adolescents.},
  author={Mary T Story and S A French and Michael David Resnick and Robert Wm Blum},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={1995},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={173-9}
}
This study examined differences in perceptions of body weight, dieting, unhealthy eating behaviors, and weight control methods among adolescent males and females of various racial/ethnic and socioeconomic (SES) subgroups. Data were derived from a comprehensive health survey administered to 36,320 students in grades 7 through 12 in Minnesota. Differences among ethnic/racial and SES groups were assessed using multivariate logistic regression controlling for grade and body mass index (BMI… CONTINUE READING

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