Kenneth Ferraro is a professor of sociology and psychological sciences at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. In 1998, he published the findings of a study that showed that religious participation is associated with higher body weight. His study of 3,600 people found that Southern Baptists are heaviest, with Jews, Muslims and Buddhists less likely to be overweight. He is an expert on health inequality.
|Categories||Beliefs & practices, education, Science & health, Society & culture|
|Locations||Indiana, United States of America|