Obesity and physical and emotional well-being: associations between body mass index, chronic illness, and the physical and mental components of the SF-36 questionnaire.

@article{Doll2000ObesityAP,
  title={Obesity and physical and emotional well-being: associations between body mass index, chronic illness, and the physical and mental components of the SF-36 questionnaire.},
  author={Helen Doll and Sophie E. Petersen and Sarah L. Stewart-Brown},
  journal={Obesity research},
  year={2000},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={160-70}
}
OBJECTIVE To clarify the associations between obesity and health-related quality of life by exploring the associations between physical and emotional well-being in relation to obesity and the presence of other chronic illness. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES The study data were collected as part of a postal-survey within the old Oxford Regional Health Authority of England in 1997. Completed questionnaires were returned by 8889 of 13,800 randomly selected adults aged 18 to 64 years. The main… CONTINUE READING

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