Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 16th, 2006
"This study examined direct and conditional associations between juvenile delinquency and weight-related variables in a national sample of high school students. Data from the 2003 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) of 12,713 high school students aged 14 to 17 were examined. Logistic regression analyses were used to analyze the data," researchers in the United States report.
"Bivariate and multivariate analyses indicated that juvenile delinquents were more likely than nondelinquents to use fasting, vomiting, and drugs to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight. Multivariate analyses...
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