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dc.contributor.author Falba, TA
dc.contributor.author Busch, SH
dc.coverage.spatial United States
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-28T19:04:51Z
dc.date.issued 2005-04
dc.identifier http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15897485
dc.identifier 13/4/754
dc.identifier.citation Obes Res, 2005, 13 (4), pp. 754 - 761
dc.identifier.issn 1071-7323
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10161/2624
dc.description.abstract This study compared self-reported subjective life expectancy (i.e., probability of living to age 75) for normal-weight, overweight, and obese weight groups to examine whether individuals are internalizing information about the health risks due to excessive weight.
dc.format.extent 754 - 761
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language eng
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Obes Res
dc.relation.isversionof 10.1038/oby.2005.85
dc.subject Aged
dc.subject Body Mass Index
dc.subject Body Weight
dc.subject Diabetes Mellitus
dc.subject Female
dc.subject Health Surveys
dc.subject Humans
dc.subject Hypertension
dc.subject Male
dc.subject Obesity
dc.subject Perception
dc.subject Questionnaires
dc.subject Retirement
dc.subject Smoking
dc.subject Survival Rate
dc.title Survival expectations of the obese: Is excess mortality reflected in perceptions?
dc.type Journal Article
dc.department Economics
pubs.author-url http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15897485
pubs.issue 4
pubs.organisational-group /Duke
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Trinity College of Arts & Sciences/Economics
pubs.volume 13

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