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48% of overweight US men perceived themselves as having the right weight
Monday, January 10, 2011 8:04 am Email this article
Forty-eight percent (48%) of overweight men perceived themselves as having the right weight according to the 2003 to 2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey involving 16,720 non-pregnant adults in the U.S. REFERENCE
Yaemsiri S, Slining M, Agarwal S. Perceived weight status, overweight diagnosis, and weight control among us adults: The nhanes 2003-2008 study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2010 Nov 2, published on-line.
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Dr SK Agarwal
Department of Epidemiology
Gillings School of Global Public Health
University of North Carolina
137 E. Franklin Street, Suite 32
Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA.
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