Obesity Indicators, Accuracy of Body Weight Perception, and Chronic Illness Among Chinese-Americans

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/622104
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
Presentation
Level of Evidence:
N/A
Research Approach:
N/A
Title:
Obesity Indicators, Accuracy of Body Weight Perception, and Chronic Illness Among Chinese-Americans
Other Titles:
Global Research and International Collaborations in the Pacific Rim [Symposium]
Author(s):
Fu, Mei R.
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Upsilon
Author Details:
Mei R. Fu, PhD, RN, FAAN, Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York University, New York, NY, USA
Abstract:

Obesity is pandemic globally. Incorrect perception of body weight has profound impact on obesity as well as chronic illnesses. One third of Chinese Americans have incorrect perception of body weight. Addressing perception of body weight in nursing practice and research is imperative to prevent obesity and chronic illnesses.

Keywords:
chronic illness; obesity; perception of body weight
Repository Posting Date:
25-Jul-2017
Date of Publication:
25-Jul-2017
Other Identifiers:
INRC17D10
Conference Date:
2017
Conference Name:
28th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Location:
Dublin, Ireland
Description:
Event Theme: Influencing Global Health Through the Advancement of Nursing Scholarship

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dc.typePresentationen
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dc.titleObesity Indicators, Accuracy of Body Weight Perception, and Chronic Illness Among Chinese-Americansen_US
dc.title.alternativeGlobal Research and International Collaborations in the Pacific Rim [Symposium]en
dc.contributor.authorFu, Mei R.en
dc.contributor.departmentUpsilonen
dc.author.detailsMei R. Fu, PhD, RN, FAAN, Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York University, New York, NY, USAen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/622104-
dc.description.abstract<p><span>Obesity is pandemic globally. Incorrect perception of body weight has profound impact on obesity as well as chronic illnesses. One third of Chinese Americans have incorrect perception of body weight. Addressing perception of body weight in nursing practice and research is imperative to prevent obesity and chronic illnesses.</span></p>en
dc.subjectchronic illnessen
dc.subjectobesityen
dc.subjectperception of body weighten
dc.date.available2017-07-25T14:39:59Z-
dc.date.issued2017-07-25-
dc.date.accessioned2017-07-25T14:39:59Z-
dc.conference.date2017en
dc.conference.name28th International Nursing Research Congressen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau Internationalen
dc.conference.locationDublin, Irelanden
dc.descriptionEvent Theme: Influencing Global Health Through the Advancement of Nursing Scholarshipen
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