Psycho-social factors related to obesity and their associations with socioeconomic characteristics: the RECORD study.

Last updated on 22-1-2022 by Ruben Brondeel

Peer reviewed scientific article




OBJECTIVES: We aimed to describe the main psycho-social factors related to obesity in an adult population and to develop a unified construct (psycho-social profiles), to explore the associations between socioeconomic characteristics and these psycho-social profiles. METHODS: In its second wave, the RECORD Study assessed 6460 participants aged 30-79 years living in the Paris region between 2011 and 2014. Factor analyses followed by cluster analysis were applied to identify psycho-social profiles related to obesity. The two psycho-social profiles were adverse profile-negative bod…

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