Self-reported comorbidities among self-described overweight African-American and Hispanic adults in the United States: results of a national survey.

@article{Burroughs2008SelfreportedCA,
  title={Self-reported comorbidities among self-described overweight African-American and Hispanic adults in the United States: results of a national survey.},
  author={Valentine J Burroughs and Cathy Nonas and Christine T. Sweeney and Jeffrey M. Rohay and Andrea M Harkins and Theodore K Kyle and Steven L Burton},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2008},
  volume={16 6},
  pages={1400-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the concordance between self-described weight status and BMI, the prevalence of self-reported comorbidities, and the association between comorbidities and self-rated health among overweight African-American and Hispanic US adults. METHODS AND PROCEDURES A nationally representative sample of 537 African-American and 526 Hispanic adults who were identified using a combination of random digit dialing and listed household sampling and self-described as being slightly or very… CONTINUE READING

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