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Dissatisfaction about body image and associated factors: a study of young undergraduate students

Laleska Pâmela Rodrigues da Silva ORCID logo , Ana Rita de Oliveira Tucan ORCID logo , Elisana Lima Rodrigues ORCID logo , Patrícia Vieira Del Ré ORCID logo , Priscila Milene Angelo Sanches ORCID logo , Deise Bresan ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019AO4642

ABSTRACT Objective: To verify the prevalence of dissatisfaction with body image and its association with socio-demographic, economic, and anthropometric variables, as well as levels of physical activity among undergraduate students. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted with 348 undergraduate students at the dining hall of a public Brazilian university located in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul. Body image perception was evaluated using the Silhouette Matching Task. The other variables assessed were sex, age, marital status, housing conditions, socioeconomic […]