Religion and body weight Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Attitude to Health
  • Body Image
  • Body Weight
  • Religion

abstract

  • Religious denomination was related to body weight in men. Other dimensions of religiosity showing a relationship with higher BMI appeared to be because of the lower rates of smoking among more religious individuals.

publication date

  • April 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/sj.ijo.0802220

PubMed ID

  • 12664080

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 469

end page

  • 77

volume

  • 27

number

  • 4