ERIC Number: EJ528843
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Black and White Adolescent Males' Perceptions of Ideal Body Size.
Thompson, Sharon H.; And Others
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v34 n5-6 p391-406 Mar 1996
Studied ideal body size beliefs of 337 white and 159 black adolescent males. Findings point toward a greater approval and social acceptance of a larger body size for black females by black males. Cultural differences may be a factor to consider in designing appropriate weight control programs. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Research funded in part by an ASPH-CDC Cooperative Agreement of the Center for Disease Prevention and Health Promotion of the Centers for Disease Control.