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Body image of people over 50 in Spain collected through the BSQ questionnaire

Citation

Sánchez-Cabrero, Roberto (2019), Body image of people over 50 in Spain collected through the BSQ questionnaire, Dryad, Dataset, https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.vx0k6djmp

Abstract

The present data is aimed at investigating the levels of body satisfaction in healthy individuals over the age of 50 living in Spain. The main purpose of the research is to determine whether the concern about the physical appearance is strongly related to age in mature and old individuals. Gender, age, coexistence environment and the presence or absence of a partner are relevant variables taken into account for body satisfaction. Body Shape Questionnaire (BSQ), adapted to Spanish and validated according to the Spanish population, is used to measure body satisfaction. 

Methods

Direct test application by pen and paper. Data converted tu SPSS format.

Usage Notes

To use the data you just have to open the file with the SPSS statistical program