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2015 Body image and weight control in South Africans 15 years or older: SANHANES-1

South African studies have suggested that differences in obesity prevalence between groups may be partly related to differences in body imag...

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2015 Underestimation of weight and its associated factors in overweight and obese university students from 21 low, middle and emerging economy countries

Awareness of overweight status is an important factor of weight control and may have more impact on one?s decision to lose weight than objec...

2015 The association of nutrition behaviors and physical activity with general and central obesity in Caribbean undergraduate students

The aim of this article is to quantify the prevalence of obesity and obesity-related factors in a crosssectional, observational study of Car...

2015 Prevalence of overweight and underweight and its associated factors among male and female university students in Thailand

Lifestyle habits of Thai society lead young people to conditions of potential cardiovascular risk. The purpose of this study was to assess t...