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Demographic Data at Enrollment and Follow-up, NLSY 1990–1992 to 1994–1996
Global Self-Esteem Scores at 9 to 10 Years of Age in Obese and Nonobese Children, NLSY 1990–1992
No differences in scholastic self-esteem was observed among any groups.
Change in Global Self-Esteem Between 9 to 10 Years of Age and 13 to 14 Years of Age in Obese and Nonobese Children, NLSY 1990–1992
No significant differences in changes of scholastic self-esteem were observed in obese and nonobese children.
↵* Change in global self-esteem adjusted for 1992 global self-esteem. These results account for the effects of differences in initial self-esteem among nonobese and obese children.
↵† As a group, obese males demonstrated decreased levels of self-esteem over the 4-year period: −.8 (−.2 to −1.3).
P = .07.
P < .05.
P < .01.
Effects of Decreased Self-Esteem in Obese and Nonobese Children, NLSY 1990–1992 to 1994–1996
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