Obesity awareness among elders living in rural area: a household survey

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Maycon Sousa Pegorari ; Alisson Fernandes Bolina ; Darlene Mara dos Santos Tavares (2017)
  • Publisher: Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
  • Journal: Revista Brasileira de Cineantropometria e Desempenho Humano (issn: 1415-8426, eissn: 1980-0037)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5007/1980-0037.2017v19n5p565
  • Subject: Body-mass index | Diagnosis | Elderly | Obesity | Sports | GV557-1198.995 | Medicine (General) | R5-920

The acceptance of the disease is essential to health self-care, elder’s awareness regarding obesity is suggested to influence their search for health services, and consequently, in obesity’s treatment. This study aimed to verify obesity awareness of elders living in rur... View more
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