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Otyłość i nadwaga a jakość życia Polaków

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Quality of Life of Obese and Overweight Poles
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An increase of obesity and overweight rates represents a major problems for individuals and social policies in developed countries. Obese individuals face stigmatization, health problems and discrimination, have lower chances for employment of higher positions and lower incomes. There are many reasons to believe that the quality of their life is relatively lower. In the study Body Mass Index was used as a measure of weight, and: happiness, life satisfaction and depression - as measures of quality of life. The study of adult Poles provides evidences overweight and obese individuals are not less happy or satisfied with their life than others.
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