Parental perceptions of and concerns about child's body weight in eight European countries – the IDEFICS study
Regber S, Novak M, Eiben G et al
To evaluate parental perceptions of and concern about child's body weight and general health in children in a European cohort.
Parents of children categorized as being overweight or obese systematically underestimated weight. Parents differed regionally regarding accurate weight perception and concern about overweight and underweight.
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