International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Published by: Kowsar

Parental Correlates of Body Weight Status Among High School Students in Tehran

Sara Jalali-Farahani 1 , 2 , Yit Siew Chin 2 , 3 , * , Mohd Nasir Mohd Taib 2 , 3 and Parisa Amiri 1
Authors Information
1 Research Center for Social Determinants of Endocrine Health and Obesity Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
3 Research Center of Excellence Nutrition and Non communicable Diseases, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
Article information
  • International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism: April 2017, 15 (2); e42701
  • Published Online: April 16, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 3, 2016
  • Revised: January 30, 2017
  • Accepted: April 3, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijem.42701

To Cite: Jalali-Farahani S, Chin Y S, Mohd Taib M N, Amiri P. Parental Correlates of Body Weight Status Among High School Students in Tehran, Int J Endocrinol Metab. 2017 ;15(2):e42701. doi: 10.5812/ijem.42701.

Abstract
Copyright © 2017, Research Institute For Endocrine Sciences and Iran Endocrine Society. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
References
  • 1. Kelishadi R, Ardalan G, Qorbani M, Ataie-Jafari A, Bahreynian M, Taslimi M, et al. Methodology and Early Findings of the Fourth Survey of Childhood and Adolescence Surveillance and Prevention of Adult Non-Communicable Disease in Iran: The CASPIAN-IV Study. Int J Prev Med. 2013; 4(12): 1451-60[PubMed]
  • 2. Aronne LJ, Isoldi KK. Overweight and obesity: key components of cardiometabolic risk. Clin Cornerstone. 2007; 8(3): 29-37[PubMed]
  • 3. Gallagher EJ, LeRoith D. Insulin, insulin resistance, obesity, and cancer. Curr Diab Rep. 2010; 10(2): 93-100[DOI][PubMed]
  • 4. Puhl RM, Latner JD. Stigma, obesity, and the health of the nation's children. Psychol Bull. 2007; 133(4): 557-80[DOI][PubMed]
  • 5. Tsiros MD, Olds T, Buckley JD, Grimshaw P, Brennan L, Walkley J, et al. Health-related quality of life in obese children and adolescents. Int J Obes (Lond). 2009; 33(4): 387-400[DOI][PubMed]
  • 6. Engeland A, Bjorge T, Tverdal A, Sogaard AJ. Obesity in adolescence and adulthood and the risk of adult mortality. Epidemiology. 2004; 15(1): 79-85[DOI][PubMed]
  • 7. Abtahi MJSA, Eshraghian M, Dorosti AR, Sadrzadeh Yeganeh H, Pouraram H. Overweight, obesity and some related socio-economic factors among adolescent girls in Tehran, Iran. Payesh. 2009; 8(2): 113-22
  • 8. Morrissey TW. Trajectories of growth in body mass index across childhood: Associations with maternal and paternal employment. Soc Sci Med. 2013; 95: 60-8[DOI][PubMed]
  • 9. Doustmohammadian A, Abdollahi M, Bondarianzadeh D, Houshiarrad A, Abtahi M. Parental determinants of overweight and obesity in Iranian adolescents: a national study. Iran J Pediatr. 2012; 22(1): 35-42[PubMed]
  • 10. Shrewsbury V, Wardle J. Socioeconomic status and adiposity in childhood: a systematic review of cross-sectional studies 1990-2005. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008; 16(2): 275-84[DOI][PubMed]
  • 11. Anderson PM, Butcher KF, Levine PB. Maternal employment and overweight children. J Health Econ. 2003; 22(3): 477-504[DOI][PubMed]
  • 12. Etelson D, Brand DA, Patrick PA, Shirali A. Childhood obesity: do parents recognize this health risk? Obes Res. 2003; 11(11): 1362-8[DOI][PubMed]
  • 13. Mamun AA, McDermott BM, O'Callaghan MJ, Najman JM, Williams GM. Predictors of maternal misclassifications of their offspring's weight status: a longitudinal study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2008; 32(1): 48-54[DOI][PubMed]
  • 14. Maynard LM, Galuska DA, Blanck HM, Serdula MK. Maternal perceptions of weight status of children. Pediatrics. 2003; 111(5 Pt 2): 1226-31[PubMed]
  • 15. Shrewsbury VA, Garnett SP, Campbell K, Carver A, Torvaldsen S, Steinbeck KS, et al. Maternal misconceptions of weight status among Nepean adolescents. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2012; 112(12): 2007-13[DOI][PubMed]
  • 16. Zonana-Nacach A, Conde-Gaxiola ME. [Mothers' perception of their children's obesity]. Gac Med Mex. 2010; 146(3): 165-8[PubMed]
  • 17. Hearst MO, Sherwood NE, Klein EG, Pasch KE, Lytle LA. Parental perceptions of their adolescent's weight status: the ECHO study. Am J Health Behav. 2011; 35(2): 248-55[PubMed]
  • 18. Arcan C, Neumark-Sztainer D, Hannan P, van den Berg P, Story M, Larson N. Parental eating behaviours, home food environment and adolescent intakes of fruits, vegetables and dairy foods: longitudinal findings from Project EAT. Public Health Nutr. 2007; 10(11): 1257-65[DOI][PubMed]
  • 19. Beets MW, Cardinal BJ, Alderman BL. Parental social support and the physical activity-related behaviors of youth: a review. Health Educ Behav. 2010; 37(5): 621-44[DOI][PubMed]
  • 20. Berge JM, Maclehose R, Loth KA, Eisenberg M, Bucchianeri MM, Neumark-Sztainer D. Parent conversations about healthful eating and weight: associations with adolescent disordered eating behaviors. JAMA Pediatr. 2013; 167(8): 746-53[DOI][PubMed]
  • 21. Yao CA, Rhodes RE. Parental correlates in child and adolescent physical activity: a meta-analysis. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2015; 12: 10[DOI][PubMed]
  • 22. Hosseini-Esfahani F, Mousavi Nasl Khameneh A, Mirmiran P, Ghanbarian A, Azizi F. Trends in risk factors for cardiovascular disease among Iranian adolescents: the Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study, 1999-2008. J Epidemiol. 2011; 21(5): 319-28[DOI][PubMed]
  • 23. Golan M. Parents as agents of change in childhood obesity from research to practice. Int J Pediatr Obes. 2006; 1(2): 66-76
  • 24. Jalali-Farahani S, Chin YS, Amiri P, Mohd Taib MN. Body mass index (BMI)-for-age and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) among high school students in Tehran. Child Care Health Dev. 2014; 40(5): 731-9[DOI][PubMed]
  • 25. Mohammadpour-Ahranjani B, Rashidi A, Karandish M, Eshraghian MR, Kalantari N. Prevalence of overweight and obesity in adolescent Tehrani students, 2000-2001: an epidemic health problem. Public Health Nutr. 2004; 7(5): 645-8[PubMed]
  • 26. Amini M, Omidvar N, Kimiagar M. Prevalence of overweight and obesity among junior high school students in a district of Tehran. J Res Med Sci. 2007; 12(6): 315-9
  • 27. Aljunaibi A, Abdulle A, Nagelkerke N. Parental weight perceptions: a cause for concern in the prevention and management of childhood obesity in the United Arab Emirates. PLoS One. 2013; 8(3): 59923[DOI][PubMed]
  • 28. Eckstein KC, Mikhail LM, Ariza AJ, Thomson JS, Millard SC, Binns HJ, et al. Parents' perceptions of their child's weight and health. Pediatrics. 2006; 117(3): 681-90[DOI][PubMed]
  • 29. Hudson E, McGloin A, McConnon A. Parental weight (mis)perceptions: factors influencing parents' ability to correctly categorise their child's weight status. Matern Child Health J. 2012; 16(9): 1801-9[DOI][PubMed]
  • 30. Doustmohammadian A, Dorostymotlagh AR, Keshavarz A, Sadrzadehyeganeh H, Mohammadpour-Ahrangani B. Socio-demographic Factors Associated with Body Mass Index of Female Adolescent Students in Semnan City, Iran. Malays J Nutr. 2009; 15(1): 27-35[PubMed]
  • 31. Kelishadi R, Pour MH, Sarraf-Zadegan N, Sadry GH, Ansari R, Alikhassy H, et al. Obesity and associated modifiable environmental factors in Iranian adolescents: Isfahan Healthy Heart Program - Heart Health Promotion from Childhood. Pediatr Int. 2003; 45(4): 435-42[PubMed]
  • 32. Maddah M. Overweight and obesity among Iranian female adolescents in Rasht: more overweight in the lower social group. Public Health Nutr. 2007; 10(5): 450-3[DOI][PubMed]
  • 33. Maddah M, Nikooyeh B. Obesity among Iranian adolescent girls: location of residence and parental obesity. J Health Popul Nutr. 2010; 28(1): 61-6
  • 34. Shafaghi K, Shariff ZM, Taib MN, Rahman HA, Mobarhan MG, Jabbari H. Parental body mass index is associated with adolescent overweight and obesity in Mashhad, Iran. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014; 23(2): 225-31[DOI][PubMed]
  • 35. Krahnstoever Davison K, Francis LA, Birch LL. Reexamining obesigenic families: parents' obesity-related behaviors predict girls' change in BMI. Obes Res. 2005; 13(11): 1980-90[DOI][PubMed]
  • 36. Binkin N, Spinelli A, Baglio G, Lamberti A. What is common becomes normal: the effect of obesity prevalence on maternal perception. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2013; 23(5): 410-6[DOI][PubMed]
  • 37. Flores-Pe-aa Y, Avila-Alpirez H, Trejo-Ortiz PM, Ugarte-Esquiveld A, Cardenas-Villarreale VM, Gallegos-Martínez J. Homogeneity of maternal perception of her child's weight in Northeastern Mexico. Anthropologist. 2014; 17(3): 991-1001
  • 38. Pakpour AH, Yekaninejad MS, Chen H. Mothers' perception of obesity in schoolchildren: a survey and the impact of an educational intervention. J Pediatr (Rio J). 2011; 87(2): 169-74[PubMed]
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Search Relations:

Author(s):

Article(s):

Create Citiation Alert
via Google Reader

Readers' Comments