Racial/ethnic differences in weight perception.

@article{Dorsey2009RacialethnicDI,
  title={Racial/ethnic differences in weight perception.},
  author={Rashida R. Dorsey and Mark Stephen Eberhardt and Cynthia L. Ogden},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2009},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={
          790-5
        }
}
The objective of this research was to estimate the prevalence of weight misperception among adults using the most recent nationally representative data, according to measured weight category and to assess the relationship between weight misperception and race/ethnicity. Height and weight were measured as part of the 1999-2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. The study sample consisted of 17,270 adults aged >or=20 years. BMI was categorized as underweight (BMI < 18.5), healthy… CONTINUE READING

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