The effect of social class on mid-age women's weight control practices and weight gain
Williams L et al. – The study provides longitudinal evidence from a nationally representative sample of women that social class is related to weight gain, and to certain weight control practices.
- 11,589 mid–aged women (aged 47–52)
- Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health (ALSWH)
- Multivariate model tested whether mean weight change over a two–year period differed by social class after adjusting for area of residence, age, education, baseline BMI, and smoking.