شیوع اضافه وزنی و چاقی در دختران دبیرستانی اردبیل

فتاح زاده اردلانی, قاسم and معصومی, رحیم and امانی, فیروز and ذاکری, آناهیتا (1396) شیوع اضافه وزنی و چاقی در دختران دبیرستانی اردبیل. International Journal of Advances in Medicine ــ 4 (2). pp. 486-489. شاپا 2349-3925


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Prevalence of overweight and obesity among high school girls in Ardabil, Iran

English Abstract

Background: Overweight and obesity and its problems are the most important health and nutrition issues of adolescents in developed countries. This study aimed to determine prevalence of overweight and obesity among high school girls in Ardabil. Methods: As a cross sectional study height, weight, waist circumference and hip circumference were measured. BMI and WHR were used to assess the overweight and obesity. Data analysed by statistical methods in SPSS.19. Results: The mean age of students was 16.6±1.1 years. 0.25 of students were in age 16. According to BMI, 8.8% of all students have overweight. According to the WHR, 72 (35.1%) had WHR >0.8 which were in unhealthy high risk group. Conclusions: Results showed that the rate of overweight and obesity in high school girls in Ardabil was lower than many studies in country. So, programming for rising their knowledge about obesity related factors and increasing their physical activity and modify feeding behaviour is essential.

Item Type:Article
زبان سند : انگلیسی
نویسنده اول :قاسم فتاح زاده اردلانی
نویسنده مسئول :رحیم معصومی
نویسنده :فیروز امانی
نویسنده :آناهیتا ذاکری
Additional Information:Indexed in: Index Copernicus
کلیدواژه ها (انگلیسی):Ardabil, High school girls, Overweight, Obesity
Subjects:WA Public Health
WA Public Health
Divisions:Faculty of Medicine > Department of Surgery
Faculty of Medicine > Department of Internal Medicine , Cardiology , Infectious
Faculty of Medicine > Department of Basic Sciences > Department of Vital Statistics
ID Code:8606
Deposited By: Dr Firouz Amani
Deposited On:16 Jan 1396 07:02
Last Modified:21 Feb 1399 16:03

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