Yıl: 2020 Cilt: 7 Sayı: 3 Sayfa Aralığı: 236 - 242 Metin Dili: İngilizce DOI: 10.4274/jpr.galenos.2019.30643

Association of Parents’ Body Esteem and Body Mass Index with Children’s Body Esteem and BMI: A Study from Turkey

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Aim: Childhood obesity is associated with psychosocial and medical comorbidities. Children affected by obesity have significantly lower selfesteem than children with normal weight, and families have an important role in the development of body image and body dissatisfaction. Weaimed to examine the relationship between the body esteem of obese children and their parents’ body esteem and weight status.Materials and Methods: This study was carried out in Ankara, the capital city of Turkey, and was rolled out to 9 to 11-year-old children and theirparents in 46 schools (2,066 parent-child dyads). The data were collected via parent and child questionnaires. Anthropometric measurementswere conducted by the project team. Four different logistic regression models were performed separately; body esteem and Body Mass Index(BMI) for fathers and sons, fathers and daughters, mothers and sons, and mothers and daughters.Results: Mothers obesity was associated with their daughters’ and their sons’ obesity status. Fathers’ obesity status appears to be positivelyassociated with their sons’ status only but not their daughters’. The body esteem of the obese boys was adversely affected only by their ownBMI in the models with their fathers and mothers. Compared to boys, girls were affected adversely by their own BMI, their body esteem, andtheir mothers’ and fathers’ body esteem.Conclusion: A strong association between both the mothers’ and fathers’ role in the body esteem of daughters was found. Further researchshould be conducted to better understand the socio-cultural dynamics that may be unique to the development of childhood obesity.
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APA ÖZCEBE H, ARSLAN U, ÜNER S, ARAZ Ö, ÜNLÜ H, YARDIM M, BİLİR N, HUANG T (2020). Association of Parents’ Body Esteem and Body Mass Index with Children’s Body Esteem and BMI: A Study from Turkey. The Journal of Pediatric Research, 7(3), 236 - 242. 10.4274/jpr.galenos.2019.30643
Chicago ÖZCEBE Hilal,ARSLAN Umut Ece,ÜNER Sarp,ARAZ Özgür,ÜNLÜ Hande KONŞUK,YARDIM Mahmut,BİLİR Nazmi,HUANG Terry T-K Association of Parents’ Body Esteem and Body Mass Index with Children’s Body Esteem and BMI: A Study from Turkey. The Journal of Pediatric Research 7, no.3 (2020): 236 - 242. 10.4274/jpr.galenos.2019.30643
MLA ÖZCEBE Hilal,ARSLAN Umut Ece,ÜNER Sarp,ARAZ Özgür,ÜNLÜ Hande KONŞUK,YARDIM Mahmut,BİLİR Nazmi,HUANG Terry T-K Association of Parents’ Body Esteem and Body Mass Index with Children’s Body Esteem and BMI: A Study from Turkey. The Journal of Pediatric Research, vol.7, no.3, 2020, ss.236 - 242. 10.4274/jpr.galenos.2019.30643
AMA ÖZCEBE H,ARSLAN U,ÜNER S,ARAZ Ö,ÜNLÜ H,YARDIM M,BİLİR N,HUANG T Association of Parents’ Body Esteem and Body Mass Index with Children’s Body Esteem and BMI: A Study from Turkey. The Journal of Pediatric Research. 2020; 7(3): 236 - 242. 10.4274/jpr.galenos.2019.30643
Vancouver ÖZCEBE H,ARSLAN U,ÜNER S,ARAZ Ö,ÜNLÜ H,YARDIM M,BİLİR N,HUANG T Association of Parents’ Body Esteem and Body Mass Index with Children’s Body Esteem and BMI: A Study from Turkey. The Journal of Pediatric Research. 2020; 7(3): 236 - 242. 10.4274/jpr.galenos.2019.30643
IEEE ÖZCEBE H,ARSLAN U,ÜNER S,ARAZ Ö,ÜNLÜ H,YARDIM M,BİLİR N,HUANG T "Association of Parents’ Body Esteem and Body Mass Index with Children’s Body Esteem and BMI: A Study from Turkey." The Journal of Pediatric Research, 7, ss.236 - 242, 2020. 10.4274/jpr.galenos.2019.30643