Weight, Weight Perceptions, and Health-Related Quality of Life Among a National Sample of US Girls.

@article{Farhat2015WeightWP,
  title={Weight, Weight Perceptions, and Health-Related Quality of Life Among a National Sample of US Girls.},
  author={Tilda Farhat and Ronald J Iannotti and Faith Summersett-Ringgold},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  year={2015},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={313-23}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine associations between 3 weight indices (weight status, perceived weight, and weight status perception accuracy) and heath-related quality of life (HRQOL). METHODS Data are for girls in the 2009 Health Behaviors in School-Age Children survey, a nationally representative sample of students in Grades 5 to 10 during the 2009/2010 school year (n = 5018). Controlling for sociodemographics, multivariate linear regressions examined associations between self-reported weight status… CONTINUE READING
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