Obesity and health-related quality of life: results from a weight loss trial.

  title={Obesity and health-related quality of life: results from a weight loss trial.},
  author={Cliona Ni Mhurchu and Derrick A Bennett and Ray Lin and Maree Hackett and A. J. T. Jull and Anthony Rodgers},
  journal={The New Zealand medical journal},
  volume={117 1207},
AIMS To measure health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in overweight and obese New Zealand adults taking part in a weight loss trial, and to compare findings with the New Zealand population. METHODS Individuals (aged over 18 years with a BMI of 28-50 kg/m2) participated in a randomised controlled weight loss trial. HRQoL was measured using the SF-36 questionnaire. RESULTS The 250 study participants had a mean (SD) age of 48 (12) years and a mean BMI of 35.4 (5.3) kg/m2. Mean physical… CONTINUE READING


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