Weighing obesity stigma: the relative strength of different forms of bias

  title={Weighing obesity stigma: the relative strength of different forms of bias},
  author={Janet D. Latner and Kerry O'Brien and Laura E Durso and Loek Brinkman and Tara Macdonald},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
Objective:To compare the strength of weight bias to other common biases, and to develop a psychometrically sound measure to assess and compare bias against different targets.Subjects:A total of 368 university students (75.4% women, 47.6% white, mean age: 21.53 years, mean body mass index (BMI): 23.01 kg/m2).Measurements:A measure was developed to assess bias against different targets. Three versions of the universal measure of bias (UMB) were developed and validated, each focusing on either… CONTINUE READING
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