Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  6

Year :  2012

ISSN Print :  0975-4407

ISSN Online :  2321-5836


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An analytic study of Epidemiological Profile of Obese Persons

Address:   John Masih1*, Shukla P. 2, Thakur Amit K. 1 and Painkara U. S.3
1Assistant Professor, Medicine, Govt. Medical College, Jagdalpur
2Associate Professor, Ophthalmology. Govt. Medical College, Jagdalpur 3Professor & H.O.D., Medicine, Govt. Medical College, Jagdalpur
*Corresponding Author
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Back Ground: Irrespective of age or gender ,however ,as waistlines grow, so do health risks. Central obesity-storing fat around the waist-raises risk of heart attacks and diabetes, with Indian at high risk because of their genetic predisposition to sport potbellies. Material and method: All participants were obese and of both sexes. The data were collected in a pre designed and pretested Performa. Statistical analysis: were expressed in simple term of proportion. Observations and discussion: As age advances more and more persons fall victim of obesity irrespective of gender except in 71+ years category. On gender wise analysis it was found that more diabetic males were obese in comparison to their females counter parts where more non diabetic females were found obese. On analysis as per diet, it has been observed that 87.09 %persons consuming non-vegetarian in comparison to only 12.90 % vegetarians in the present study. It has been observed that there were no alcoholic females in the sample cases, of the alcoholic males, 68.00 % were obese. In the present study there were only three female smokers. Out of these three female smokers 33.33 % were obese while in case of 47 male smokers, 61.70 % were found obese.
John Masih, Shukla P, Thakur Amit K , Painkara US. An analytic study of Epidemiological Profile of Obese Persons. Research J. Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics. 2012; 4(6): 357-359.
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