Prevalence of abnormal eating behaviours and inappropriate methods of weight control in young women from Brazil: a population-based study.

@article{Nunes2003PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of abnormal eating behaviours and inappropriate methods of weight control in young women from Brazil: a population-based study.},
  author={Marco Ant{\^o}nio Prado Nunes and Fernando C Barros and Maria Teresa Anselmo Olinto and Suzi Camey and Jair de Jesus Mari},
  journal={Eating and weight disorders : EWD},
  year={2003},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={100-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this epidemiological investigation was to study the prevalence of abnormal eating behaviours in a community sample of young women from Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil. METHODS The research team visited 1524 randomly selected households in Porto Alegre and invited all of the women aged 12-29 years to participate in the study: 513 women subsequently completed a socio-economic and demographic questionnaire, the Bulimic Investigatory Test (BITE) and the Eating Attitudes Test (EAT-26… CONTINUE READING

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