Abstract:BACKGROUND: Adolescence is associated with many physical changes, it is described as a period when body weight changes and is likely to become worrying for many adolescents.
AIM: This study aims to evaluate associations between body weight perception and body mass index (BMI) among a population of female adolescents.
METHODS: A cross-sectional school-based study was conducted from February to May 2017 among 12–19 years olds adolescents (n = 415) from high and middle school. BMI for age percentiles … Show more
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