Self-perception of being overweight in Spanish adults

  title={Self-perception of being overweight in Spanish adults},
  author={J L Guti{\'e}rrez-Fisac and Esther L{\'o}pez Garc{\'i}a and Fernando Rodr{\'i}guez-Artalejo and J R Banegas Banegas and Pilar Guallar-Castill{\'o}n},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
Objective: To describe the frequency, distribution and trend in misperceived overweight and obesity.Design: Three independent cross-sectional studies carried out in 1987, 1995 and 1997 over representative samples of Spanish adult population.Setting: Spanish adult population aged 20 y and over.Subjects and interventions: A total of 11 496 men and women aged 20 y and over with a body mass index (BMI) ≥25 kg/m2.Main outcome measures: Prevalence and time trend of misperceived overweight and obesity… CONTINUE READING
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