Overweight and obese midlife women in Israel: cultural differences in perceived weight status

@article{ElranBarak2015OverweightAO,
  title={Overweight and obese midlife women in Israel: cultural differences in perceived weight status},
  author={Roni Elran-Barak and Tzvia Blumstein and Valentina Boyko and Dana Hadar and Adel Farhi and Liat Lerner-Geva and Yael Benyamini},
  journal={International Journal of Public Health},
  year={2015},
  volume={61},
  pages={39-47}
}
To examine cultural differences in Weight status misperception (WSMP) and identify associations between weight perception and weight control efforts among overweight/obese midlife women in Israel. Data from the nationally representative Women’s-Health-in-Midlife-National-Study were used. Participants included overweight (25 ≤ BMI < 30) and obese (BMI ≥ 30… CONTINUE READING