weight gain behavior

weight gain behavior

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as personal actions to gain weight following voluntary or involuntary significant weight loss. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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Thus, weight gain behaviors for males may be as potentially problematic as weight loss behaviors in females.
Third, men will report higher levels of weight gain behaviors than women.
The survey used in the present study contained 26 items, which were designed to explore healthy weight gain behaviors (e.
Finally, Weight Gain Behaviors had Cronbach's alphas of [alpha] = .
Women were more likely than men to report healthy and unhealthy weight loss behaviors while men were more likely to report weight gain behaviors.
Third, men would report higher levels of weight gain behaviors than women.
Results indicated that 56% of men (compared to 41% of women) indicated they had ever engaged in weight gain behaviors.