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  • Anxious attachment to God, spiritual support, and obesity: Findings from a recent nationwide survey.
    Krause, Neal, and R. David Hayward (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 485-497.

    Analyzes 2014 interview data from adult Americans; having an anxious attachment to God predicts obesity, but the association is weakened by spiritual& emotional social support.

    Associated Search Terms: Stress; Obesity; Health; Anxiety; God, image of; Attachment to God; Social support
  • True believers? Religion, physiology, and perceived body weight in Texas.
    Ruiz, Andrea L., and Gabriel A. Acevedo (2015)
    Journal of Religion and Health 54:4: 1221-1237.

    Associated Search Terms: Health; Obesity; United States, Texas
  • The risk of overweight and obesity among Latter-day Saints.
    Mason, Philip B., Xiaohe Xu, and John P. Bartkowski (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:1: 131-147.

    Analyzes 1996 Utah Health Status Survey data; LDS members who attend services, especially female, were at greater risk of obesity.

    Associated Search Terms: Health; Mormon, U.S.A.; Obesity; United States, Utah
  • Religious beliefs, diet, and physical activity among Jewish adolescents.
    Benjamins, Maureen R. (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 588-597.

    Analyzes 2010 questionnaire data from 5th-8th grade children in an Orthodox Jewish school system; those who said religious beliefs influenced their decisions about being physically active a lot were more active. No such effects were shown for eating behavior.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish; Students, primary; Health; Obesity
  • Does Religion Increase the Prevalence and Incidence of Obesity in Adulthood.
    Cline, Krista M.C., and Kenneth F. Ferraro (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:2: 269-281.

    Analyzes 1986-94 panel survey data from Americans; religious media consumption & Baptist membership were related to obesity among women.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, U.S.A.; Sex; Medical; United States; Obesity; Media
  • Religiosity and obesity: Are overweight people more religious?
    Ellis, Lee, and David Biglione (2000)
    Personality and Individual Differences 28:6: 1119-1123.

    Associated Search Terms: Health; Obesity; Religiosity
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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