Factors Associated with Underestimation of Weight Status among Caucasian, Latino, Filipino, and Korean Americans--DiLH Survey.

@article{Choi2015FactorsAW,
  title={Factors Associated with Underestimation of Weight Status among Caucasian, Latino, Filipino, and Korean Americans--DiLH Survey.},
  author={Jiwon Choi and Melinda Sarmiento Bender and Shoshana Arai and Yoshimi Fukuoka},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={2015},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={200-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe weight misperception and to examine the influence of sociodemographic factors on underestimation of weight status in Caucasian, Latino, Filipino, and Korean Americans. DESIGN Data from 886 non-pregnant adults who participated in a cross-sectional survey administered in English, Spanish, and Korean were analyzed. The actual weight status derived from the participants' body mass index (BMI) categories and their perceived weight status were compared. A multiple logistic… CONTINUE READING

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