AWARENESS OF RISK FACTORS OF OBESITY AMONG WOMEN

1Tahoora Taskeen. L, V. Vishnu Priya, R. Gayathri

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Abstract:

Background: Obesity is a complex condition which is has become more prevalent among women .As it is the need of the hour to detect the awareness of risk factors of obesity. Aim: To determine the awareness of risk factors of obesity among women. Materials and methods : Self-administered questionnaires was designed based on the awareness of risk factors of obesity among women .The questionnaire was distributed through online survey planet link the study population included 100 women. The data was collected and statistically analysed. Result and Discussion: Obesity raises the risk of many chronic diseases. Participants were mostly aware of the risk factors. Age, education and other environmental factors are related to overweight and obesity. More awareness may be created to educate the society about the risk factors oaf obesity and its associated disorders.

Keywords:

Obesity, risk factors, associated disorders.

Paper Details
Month3
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 3
Pages3597-3603