شیوع اضافه وزنی و چاقی در بین دانشجویان دانشگاههای اردبیل

امانی, فیروز and فتحی, افشین and فرزانه, اسماعیل and کهنمویی, فریبا and گودرزیان, مریم (1395) شیوع اضافه وزنی و چاقی در بین دانشجویان دانشگاههای اردبیل. International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health ــ 3 (6). pp. 1636-1639. شاپا 2394-6040


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Prevalence of overweight and obesity among students of Ardabil University, Iran

English Abstract

Background: Overweight and obesity are most important health problem in all societies which its prevalence is rapidly increasing. The relationship between obesity and many diseases such as type 2 diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, coronary heart disease and breast cancer has been proven in many studies. This study aimed to determine prevalence of overweight and Obesity among 240 students of Ardabil University. Methods: As a cross sectional study height, weight, waist circumference and hip circumference were measured. Food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) was completed. BMI and WHR were used to assess the overweight and obesity. Data analyzed by statistical methods in SPSS.19. Results: Of all students, 62.5% were female and the mean age of students was 21.5±2.2. According to WHR, 66 students (27.5%) have WHR more than 0.8 (were in un-healthy range) which from them, 95.5% were female and 4.5% male. According to BMI, 123 students (51.3%) have overweight and 71 students (29.6%) obesity which from them 53.7 % and 81.7% was female, respectively. The rate of obesity and overweight was significantly in female more than male. Conclusions: According to the moderate to high prevalence of obesity and overweight between Ardabil university students, the importance of proper nutrition, improve lifestyle and providing continuing education on nutritional discussions is essential

Item Type:Article
زبان سند : انگلیسی
نویسنده اول :فیروز امانی
نویسنده :افشین فتحی
نویسنده :اسماعیل فرزانه
نویسنده مسئول :فریبا کهنمویی
Additional Information:Indexed in: Index Copernicus
کلیدواژه ها (انگلیسی):Prevalence, Overweight, Obesity, Ardabil
Subjects:WA Public Health
WA Public Health
Divisions:Faculty of Medicine > Department of Pediatrics , Community Medicine
Faculty of Medicine > Department of Anesthesiology , Obstetrics & Gynecology
Faculty of Medicine > Department of Internal Medicine , Cardiology , Infectious
Faculty of Medicine > Department of Basic Sciences > Department of Vital Statistics
ID Code:7701
Deposited By: Dr Firouz Amani
Deposited On:30 Apr 1395 07:16
Last Modified:21 Feb 1399 17:10

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