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dc.titleBody esteem in Chinese adolescents: Effect of gender, age, and weight
dc.contributor.authorMak, K.-K.
dc.contributor.authorPang, J.S.
dc.contributor.authorLai, C.-M.
dc.contributor.authorHo, R.C.
dc.date.accessioned2016-07-08T09:30:05Z
dc.date.available2016-07-08T09:30:05Z
dc.date.issued2013-01
dc.identifier.citationMak, K.-K., Pang, J.S., Lai, C.-M., Ho, R.C. (2013-01). Body esteem in Chinese adolescents: Effect of gender, age, and weight. Journal of Health Psychology 18 (1) : 46-54. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105312437264
dc.identifier.issn13591053
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/125676
dc.description.abstractThis study examined the associations of body esteem with gender, age, and Body Mass Index (BMI) among 905 Hong Kong adolescents using the Body-Esteem Scale (BES). Older age, male gender and lower BMI were associated with better body esteem. Multiple regression analyses indicated significant main effects of gender, age and weight on BES-Total. Significant interaction effects of gender × BMI and gender × age × BMI were also found on BES-Weight (beta = -0.149, p =.028) and BES-Total (beta = -0.139, p =.044). Improvement of body esteem with age may be associated with age-related BMI differences. © 2012 The Author(s).
dc.description.urihttp://libproxy1.nus.edu.sg/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1359105312437264
dc.sourceScopus
dc.subjectadolescents
dc.subjectbody esteem
dc.subjectweight
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentPSYCHOLOGICAL MEDICINE
dc.description.doi10.1177/1359105312437264
dc.description.sourcetitleJournal of Health Psychology
dc.description.volume18
dc.description.issue1
dc.description.page46-54
dc.description.codenJHPSF
dc.identifier.isiut000313057700005
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