Neighbourhood level versus individual level correlates of women's body dissatisfaction: toward a multilevel understanding of the role of affluence.

@article{McLaren2002NeighbourhoodLV,
  title={Neighbourhood level versus individual level correlates of women's body dissatisfaction: toward a multilevel understanding of the role of affluence.},
  author={Laura McLaren and Lise Gauvin},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2002},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={193-9}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE This study examined the prevalence of body dissatisfaction as a function of individual level and neighbourhood level indicators of affluence. PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING A subset of data from a larger random digit dialling telephone survey was used to obtain individual level data on body dissatisfaction, body weight and height, and income from a group of 895 adult women (age 24-56, 61% English speaking) living in 52 neighbourhoods (census tract areas) within the provinces of… CONTINUE READING

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