A Case-Control Study of Dietary Habits, Physical Activity and Risk for Abdominal Obesity Among Working Women

Jyothi, RK and Nayak, Baby S (2010) A Case-Control Study of Dietary Habits, Physical Activity and Risk for Abdominal Obesity Among Working Women. Calicut Medical Journal, 8 (2). pp. 1-5.

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Abstract

Obesity is getting increasing attention in the recent past as a risk factor for many diseases like diabetes and heart problems. Although obesity is a prevalent problem in all parts of the world, very few data are available in India regarding abdominal obesity and its risk factors. The objective of the present study is to identify the prevalence and risk factors of abdominal obesity among women working in a selected institution of South India.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Abdominal obesity, Waist to hip ratio, Physical activity.
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Medical Surgical
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2011 04:16
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2016 15:07
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/726

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