Health Benefits of Weight Maintenance and Weight Change: Based on Males’ Data from the Korea Health Panel in 2010 and 2011
1Department of Nursing, Joongbu University, 32713 Geumsan-gun, Chungnam, Republic of Korea
DOI: 10.31083/j.jomh1806139 Vol.18,Issue 6,June 2022 pp.1-11
Published: 30 June 2022
Background: With the increase in obesity, weight change rather than weight maintenance is becoming more popular with the public, but studies evaluating the health benefits between them are rare. This study confirmed the health-related characteristics and benefits of each. Methods: Using 2 years (2010 and 2011) of data from the Korea Health Panel, this study investigated weight change of 5 kg or more within the past year among males after identifying the homogeneity of two years subjects (p
obesity; weight maintenance; weight change; health behavior; psychological health; health benefit; QOL; days spent sick in bed; OOP expenditure
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