Prevalence and determinants of obesity in an urban sample of Portuguese adults.

@article{Santos2003PrevalenceAD,
  title={Prevalence and determinants of obesity in an urban sample of Portuguese adults.},
  author={Ana Cristina Santos and H. E. Ambassador Cristi{\'a}n Barros},
  journal={Public health},
  year={2003},
  volume={117 6},
  pages={430-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prevalence and the determinants of obesity, and the associated cardiovascular risk factors in a random sample of non-institutionalised adults. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SUBJECTS A random sample of 1436 habitants of Porto (873 women and 563 men) aged 18-90 years. MEASUREMENTS All participants answered a structured questionnaire comprising information on social, demographic, behavioural and clinical aspects. Anthropometric measures, blood pressure and fasting… CONTINUE READING