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. , ...More

JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, vol.98, no.8, pp.1313-1317, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 98 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.1313-1317

Abstract

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).