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شیوع و پیشگویی کننده های اضافه وزن و چاقی در نوجوانان

کامران, عزیز and سوادپور, محمدتقی and شکارچی, علی اکبر and ایرانپور, سهراب and شریفی راد, غلامرضا and درگاهی, عبداله (1393) شیوع و پیشگویی کننده های اضافه وزن و چاقی در نوجوانان. Archives of Hygiene Sciences ــ 3 (3). pp. 120-125. شاپا 2251-9203

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Prevalence and Predictors of Overweigh and Obesity in Adolescents

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Background & Aims of the Study: Adolescent overweight and obesity are worldwide public health problems which play important roles in well-being. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of overweight and obesity among adolescents aged 14‐19 years old. This study was conducted to determine the prevalence and predictors of adolescent overweight and obesity among Iranian adolescents. Materials & Methods: A cross sectional study was conducted among 430 adolescents aged 14-19 years old from urban schools of Ardabil, Iran in 2014. The collected data were analyzed by binary logistic regression analysis using SPSS-18;A P-value of <0.05 was considered statistically significant. Results: A total of 99 subjects (23.1%) were undernourished, 43 (10 %) were overweight while 30 (7.3%) were obese. Frequent fast food consumption was found to increase the odds of malnutrition (OR=1.4) while adequate daily physical activity (OR=0.7) and frequent fruit intake (OR=0.6) were inversely correlated. Conclusions: Overweight and obesity are highly prevalent among adolescents, and health promotion strategies to change adolescents’ life style such as controlling the growth of fast food eating culture, promoting frequent fruit and vegetable intakes, and encouraging them to do adequate amount of daily physical activity are required.

Item Type:Article
زبان سند : انگلیسی
نویسنده اول :عزیز کامران
نویسنده :محمدتقی سوادپور
نویسنده :علی اکبر شکارچی
نویسنده :سهراب ایرانپور
نویسنده مسئول :غلامرضا شریفی راد
نویسنده :عبداله درگاهی
Additional Information:Indexing in: Index copernicus , ISC , SID , Iranmedex , Magiran
Uncontrolled Keywords:اضافه وزن، چاقی، شیوع، نوجوانان
کلیدواژه ها (انگلیسی):Overweight , Obesity , Adolescents , Prevalence
Subjects:WA Public Health
WA Public Health

WD Nutrition Disease and metabolic diseases
Divisions:Faculty of Health > Department of Public health
Faculty of Health > Department of Public health
Faculty of Health > Department of Public health

Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery > Department of Nursing
ID Code:6126
Deposited By: Dr Aziz Kamran
Deposited On:19 Sep 1393 06:14
Last Modified:19 Sep 1393 06:14

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