Overweight concerns and body dissatisfaction among third-grade children: the impacts of ethnicity and socioeconomic status.

@article{Robinson2001OverweightCA,
  title={Overweight concerns and body dissatisfaction among third-grade children: the impacts of ethnicity and socioeconomic status.},
  author={Thomas N Robinson and Janice Y. Chang and K. Farish Haydel and Joel D. Killen},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2001},
  volume={138 2},
  pages={181-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the prevalence of overweight concerns and body dissatisfaction among third-grade girls and boys and the influences of ethnicity and socioeconomic status (SES). STUDY DESIGN Nine hundred sixty-nine children (mean age, 8.5 years) attending 13 northern California public elementary schools completed assessments of overweight concerns, body dissatisfaction, and desired shape, height, and weight. RESULTS The sample was 44% white, 21% Latino, 19% non-Filipino Asian American, 8… CONTINUE READING
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