Who's overweight? Comparison of the medical definition and community views.

@article{Donath2000WhosOC,
  title={Who's overweight? Comparison of the medical definition and community views.},
  author={Susan M. Donath},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2000},
  volume={172 8},
  pages={
          375-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the extent to which people who are medically defined as overweight perceive themselves to be overweight. DESIGN Secondary data analysis of the National Health Survey and the National Nutrition Survey conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics in 1995. PARTICIPANTS 10,652 people aged 18 years and over (5076 men, 5576 women) in a multistage cluster sample of households throughout Australia. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Body mass index (BMI) based on measured height… CONTINUE READING

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