Physical inactivity is the major determinant of obesity in black women in the North West Province, South Africa: the THUSA study. Transition and Health During Urbanisation of South Africa.

@article{Kruger2002PhysicalII,
  title={Physical inactivity is the major determinant of obesity in black women in the North West Province, South Africa: the THUSA study. Transition and Health During Urbanisation of South Africa.},
  author={Herculina S Kruger and Christina S Venter and Hester Hendrina Vorster and Barrie M. Margetts},
  journal={Nutrition},
  year={2002},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={422-7}
}
OBJECTIVE We investigated the association between measures and determinants of obesity in African women. METHODS For a cross-sectional study of adult black women in the North West Province, South Africa, we used a stratified sample of 1040 volunteers from 37 randomly selected sites in the province according to the level of urbanization. We analyzed the association between measures of obesity, namely body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, waist-to-hip ratio, triceps and subscapular… CONTINUE READING