Volume No. :   5

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2013

ISSN Print :  0975-4407

ISSN Online :  2321-5836


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An Assessment of Obesity amongst Working Women

Address:   Hina Kausar1*, Mohammed Ubaid-Ur-Rahaman2
1Assistant Professor, Community Medicine, Dr. Ulhas Patil Medical College, Jalgaon Kh.(MS)
2Divisional Medical Officer, Central Railway hospital, Bhusawal.(MS)
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: Not Available

Back Ground: 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 potbellies. Material and method: Three hundred working women were taken as sample. The data were collected in a pre-designed and pre tested Performa. Asia Pacific Guidelines were used for classification of BMI. Statistical Analysis: were expressed in simple term of proportion. Observations and discussion: The prevalence of overweight (BMI = 23 kg/m2) was high amongst 120(40%) participants in this study, which is a risk factor for other Non communicable diseases e.g. diabetes, hypertension etc.
Lifestyle, Obesity, working women
Hina Kausar, Mohammed Ubaid-Ur-Rahaman. An Assessment Of Obesity Amongst Working Women. Research J. Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics. 2013; 5(2): 134-135
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