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  • Perceptions about body image and sizes among Black African girls living in Cape Town 

    Puoane, Thandi; Tsolekile, Lungiswa; Steyn, Nelia (International Society on Hypertension in Blacks, 2010)
    OBJECTIVE: To assess beliefs about body size (fatness and thinness) and body image in Black girls aged 10–18 years living in Cape Town. DESIGN: Exploratory using qualitative methods. SETTING: Cape Town, South Africa. METHOD: ...
  • Socio-cultural, environmental and behavioural determinants of obesity in black South African women 

    Micklesfield, Lisa K.; Lambert, Estelle; Puoane, Thandi; Hume, David J.; Chantler, Sarah; Pienaar, Paula R.; Dickie, Kasha; Goedecke, Julia H. (Clinics Cardive Publishing (Pty) Ltd, 2013)
    South Africa (SA) is undergoing a rapid epidemiological transition and has the highest prevalence of obesity in sub- Saharan Africa (SSA), with black women being the most affected (obesity prevalence 31.8%). Although ...