Overweight in young adult students: the vulnerability of a distorted self-perception of body image.

@article{Florncio2016OverweightIY,
  title={Overweight in young adult students: the vulnerability of a distorted self-perception of body image.},
  author={Raquel Sampaio Flor{\^e}ncio and Thereza Maria Magalh{\~a}es Moreira and Maria Rocineide Ferreira Silva and {\'I}talo Lennon Sales de Almeida},
  journal={Revista brasileira de enfermagem},
  year={2016},
  volume={69 2},
  pages={
          258-65
        }
}
Objective: To analyze overweight in young adult students from the individual dimension of vulnerability, especially its interpersonal and subjective markers. Method: An analytical quantitative study was performed with 560 young adults from 26 schools in a capital city in Northeastern Brazil. After obtaining data to administer specifi c questionnaires, logistic regression was used to identify markers of individual vulnerability. Results: In the bivariate analysis, overweight showed a… CONTINUE READING

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