A STUDY OF THE RATE OF OBESITY IN ADULT FEMALE POPULATION OF HAZARA

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  • M. Hussain
  • Nazakat Begum

Abstract

Abstract: One hundred adult, non-pregnant women wereexamined for various body parameters which determine theobesity. It was observed that 22% of the subjects underobservation were obese on the whole. Moreover, it was noticedthat the rate of obesity increased among the female subjects withthe advancing age. The main reason for the obesity was found tobe the intake of high calorie diet with lesser physical activities.

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