Social influences are associated with BMI and weight loss intentions in young adults.

Title: Social influences are associated with BMI and weight loss intentions in young adults.

Source: Obesity, 2011, 19 (6) p. 1157-1162.

Follow this link for abstract.

Date of publication: June 2011

Publication type: Research.

In a nutshell: This study examines the idea of obesity and health behaviour clusters in relation to social networkd and norms among young adults in the US.  The paper suggests that social contacts and normative beliefs influence weight status and weight loss intents in young adults.

Length of publication: 6 pages.

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