Social factors and obesity: an investigation of the role of health behaviours

@article{Ball2003SocialFA,
  title={Social factors and obesity: an investigation of the role of health behaviours},
  author={Kylie Ball and Gita Devi Mishra and David Crawford},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2003},
  volume={27},
  pages={394-403}
}
OBJECTIVES: This study evaluated a behavioural model of the relation between social factors and obesity, in which differences in body mass index (BMI) across sociodemographic groups were hypothesized to be attributable to social group differences in health behaviours affecting energy expenditure (physical activity, diet and alcohol consumption and weight control).METHODS: A total of 8667 adults who participated in the 1995 Australian National Health and Nutrition Surveys provided data on a… CONTINUE READING