Self-rated health does not predict 10-year weight change among middle-aged adults in a longitudinal population study

@inproceedings{Norberg2011SelfratedHD,
  title={Self-rated health does not predict 10-year weight change among middle-aged adults in a longitudinal population study},
  author={M Norberg and Kristina Lindvall and Paul L. Jenkins and Maria Emmelin and G{\"o}ran L{\"o}nnberg and Anne N. Nafziger},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND There is a worldwide obesity epidemic, but lack of a simple method, applicable for research or clinical use, to identify individuals at high risk of weight gain. Therefore, the relationship of self-rated health and 10-year percent weight change was evaluated to determine if self-rated health would predict weight change. METHODS From 1990 to 2008, adults aged 30, 40, 50 and 60 years were invited to health surveys that included self-rated health and measured weight and height. ANOVA… CONTINUE READING