Abstract:OBJECTIVE: to verify associations between overweight and the characteristics of young adult
students to support nursing care. METHOD: case-control study conducted with young adults from public schools. The sample
was composed of 441 participants (147 cases and 294 controls, with and without
excess weight, respectively). Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics were
collected together with exposure factors and anthropometrics. Multiple logistic
regression was used. The study received Institutional Review B…
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