Purpose: the Purpose of This Stud. Was to Identify Congruence between Self-Percept. and Objective Status of Obesity Acc. to %Fat and to Investigate Hlth. Prom. Lifestyle in Coll. Women. Methods: the Participants Were A Convenience Sample of 392 Coll. Women Who Were Eligible and Agreed to Participate in This Stud.. Respondents Were Asked Questions Using A Hlth. Prom. Lifestyle Profile and Were Evaluated for Their Body Composition Using InBody 3.0. the Data Were Analyzed with SPSS 14.0 Prog., Which Was Used for Chi Sq., ANOVA, and Post-hoc Comparison with Scheffe. Results: the Major Findings Were As Follows; 1) Overall, 41.8% of Participants Misclassified Their Perceived Status of Weight by %Fat Std. and Kappa Was 0.329. 2) Two Percent Were Underweight by BMI but Overweight by %Fat and 39.0% Norm. Weight by BMI but Overweight by %Fat. 3) There Were Significant Differences in Hlth. Prom. Lifestyle Acc. to Self-Percept. of Body Weight but There Was No Difference in Hlth. Prom. Lifestyle Acc. to %Fat Std.. Conclusion: These Findings Suggest the Necessity for Devmt. and Applic. of Tailored Hlth. Prom. Prog. Based on Self-Percept. of Body Weight and %Fat in Order to Reform Incorrect Body Image and Hlth. Behav. in Coll. Women.
- Body weight
- Health promotion