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Prevalence and correlates of binge eating in white and African American adolescents.

Authors
  • Johnson, William G
  • Rohan, Kelly J
  • Kirk, Ashlee A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Eating Behaviors
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2002
Volume
3
Issue
2
Pages
179–189
Identifiers
PMID: 15001015
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The observation of developmental differences in binging between whites and African Americans corresponds to their physical maturational divergence. These findings underscore the need for population-based surveys that sample binge eating across age, gender, and ethnicity.

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