Weight control measures among university students in a developing country: a cultural association or a risk behavior.

@article{Tamim2004WeightCM,
  title={Weight control measures among university students in a developing country: a cultural association or a risk behavior.},
  author={Hala M. Tamim and Nuhad Yazbik Dumit and Abdallah M Terro and Ramzi Al-Hourany and Dima Sinno and Fadi Seif and Souzan W Steitieh and Umayya M Musharrafieh},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  year={2004},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={391-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of the study was to determine the prevalence of university students, in Lebanon, trying to lose weight and assess the relation of trying to lose weight with demographic, scholastic and health behavioral factors. METHODS The study was cross-sectional conducted in the academic year 2000-2001. A proportionate random sample of 2,013 students was selected among five public and private universities in Beirut. Participants completed a self-administered anonymous questionnaire… CONTINUE READING

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