The figure rating scale as an index of weight status of women on videotape.

@article{Cardinal2006TheFR,
  title={The figure rating scale as an index of weight status of women on videotape.},
  author={Tiffany M. Cardinal and N Kaciroti and Julie C. Lumeng},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2006},
  volume={14 12},
  pages={2132-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether Stunkard's Figure Rating Scale (FRS) is a valid and reliable index of weight status when an unbiased observer assigns the figure ratings of adult women viewed on videotape. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES Seventy-two women drawn from a community sample participated in a videotaped study in which height and weight were measured. The FRS is a rating scale displaying 9 silhouettes ranging from very thin to very obese. Women were assigned a figure rating "in-person… CONTINUE READING

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