Misperception of body weight among overweight Danish adults: trends from 1995 to 2008.

  title={Misperception of body weight among overweight Danish adults: trends from 1995 to 2008.},
  author={Jeppe Matthiessen and Anja Biltoft-Jensen and Sisse Fagt and Vibeke Kildegaard Knudsen and Inge Tetens and Margit Velsing Groth},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  volume={17 7},
OBJECTIVE To examine changes in the prevalence of overweight and weight misperception among overweight Danes from 1995 to 2008, and to identify factors associated with weight misperception. DESIGN Cross-sectional studies, in which data on self-reported weight, height and self-perception of overweight status were obtained through face-to-face interviews. 'Overweight' includes obesity. Weight misperception was defined as overweight individuals who did not perceive themselves as overweight. The… CONTINUE READING
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