Linear probability estimation and survey data are employed to quantify the influence of the lifestyles of individuals on the change in their body mass index (BMI). The analysis also explores the effects of demographic characteristics (age, gender, and ethnicity) in weight management. Results suggest evidence of association between changes in lifestyle and changes in the BMI of individuals.
Black, V. A. and Boumtje, P.
"Effectiveness of Weight Control through Weight Watch Programs,"
Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science: Vol. 64
, Article 12.
Available at: http://scholarworks.uark.edu/jaas/vol64/iss1/12