Sex, Race, and the Quality of Life Factors Most Important to Patients' Well-Being Among Those Seeking Bariatric Surgery.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Evidence suggests obesity-related social stigma and impairment in work function may be the two most detrimental quality of life (QOL) factors to overall well-being among patients seeking weight loss surgery (WLS); whether the relative importance of QOL factors varies across patient sex and race/ethnicity is unclear. METHODS We interviewed 574… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11695-015-1956-4

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