Study: Obese people often unaware of their health issues

04/10/2006 | SeattlePI.com

A study of 104 adults found that only about 15% of people classified as obese viewed themselves as obese, a misperception that could put them at heightened risk of serious health problems. In contrast, the study found that 71% of people at normal weight and 73% of those classified as overweight were accurate in their self-assessments.

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