Obesity in Malaysia.

  title={Obesity in Malaysia.},
  author={Mohammad Noor Ismail and Sonny Han Seng Chee and H Mohamad Nawawi and Khalid Yusoff and T. O. Lim and William Philip Trehearne James},
  journal={Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  volume={3 3},
This study was undertaken to assess the recent data on Malaysian adult body weights and associations of ethnic differences in overweight and obesity with comorbid risk factors, and to examine measures of energy intake, energy expenditure, basal metabolic rate (BMR) and physical activity changes in urban and rural populations of normal weight. Three studies were included (1) a summary of a national health morbidity survey conducted in 1996 on nearly 29 000 adults > or =20 years of age; (2) a… CONTINUE READING


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