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ERIC Number: EJ526807
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-4391
Black and White Adolescent Females Perceptions of Ideal Body Size.
Parnell, Kathy; And Others
Journal of School Health, v66 n3 p112-18 Mar 1996
White and black adolescent females (n=344) participated in a survey of ideal body size beliefs using a questionnaire and 9 female and male body size drawings. Black females preferred a significantly heavier ideal female body size than whites and perceived that their parents and friends would select as ideal a significantly heavier female body size than did white subjects. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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