Demographic, socioeconomic and educational aspects of obesity in an adult population


Kilicarslan A., Isildak M., Guven G. S. , Oz S. G. , Tannover M. D. , Duman A. E. , ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, cilt.98, ss.1313-1317, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 98 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1313-1317

Özet

Obesity as a disease is a yet-unidentified sum of genetic and environmental factors. Risky eating behavior and lifestyle may bring the disease. The aim of the study was to find out risk factors for obesity factors influencing definition of obesity. Participants (n= 1500) who filled out a questionnaire about eating habits are grouped according to their body mass indices as normal weight, overweight and obese (n=500 in each group).