Farming and adiposity in Samoan adults.

@article{Keighley2006FarmingAA,
  title={Farming and adiposity in Samoan adults.},
  author={Ember D. Keighley and Stephen T McGarvey and Pasa Turituri and Satupaitea Viali},
  journal={American journal of human biology : the official journal of the Human Biology Council},
  year={2006},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={
          112-22
        }
}
Samoans are experiencing some of the highest prevalences of obesity and associated health conditions in the world. Sustainable interventions are needed to prevent further increases in obesity. This study describes the cross-sectional association between farm work and adiposity among 754 adults residing in American Samoa in 2002 and 957 adults residing in Samoa in 2003. Adiposity was measured by body mass index (BMI) and percent body fat (% BF), based on bioelectrical impedance. Regression… CONTINUE READING
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