An exploration of the perceptions about being thin, HIV/AIDS and body image in black South African women
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This study explored the perceptions of black South African women residing in Khayelitsha, Site B, about thinness, HIV/AIDS and body image. Obesity is a major public health problem in developed as well as developing countries. The HIV/AIDS epidemic has been escalating in Sub-Saharan Africa and has been said to be the leading cause of death in South Africa.
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