Describing the Cultural Perceptions of Weight and Perceived Body Size with Obese African American Women: A Descriptive Focused Ethnography

African American women (AAW) have the highest incidence and prevalence of obesity among all cultural groups in the United States. Understanding cultural factors which influence perception of body size and ultimately impact decisions by obese AAW to lose or manage their weight is essential in ultimat...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Speaks, Patricia Ann
Other Authors: Crist, Janice D.
Language:en
Published: The University of Arizona. 2012
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Online Access:http://hdl.handle.net/10150/255193