Nwannedimma V. Udoji

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This study explored the association of socioeconomic status with individuals' perception of their body image (BI) and body weight (BW) among adults in a sub-urban Nigerian population. The cross-sectional sample comprised 1521 residents (775 males and 746 females) of the town of Nnewi. Perceived BI was assessed using figural representations of different(More)
OBJECTIVE This survey explored prevalence of overweight and obesity and their associations with socio-demographic variables in a Nigerian population. METHODS This cross-sectional survey involved 1521 adults in Nnewi. Age, sex, educational and occupational status, and BMI were recorded. RESULTS Prevalence of overweight was higher in males (32.3%; 95% CI,(More)
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