Prevalence and risk factors with overweight and obesity among Vietnamese adults: Caucasian and Asian cut-offs.

@article{Trinh2009PrevalenceAR,
  title={Prevalence and risk factors with overweight and obesity among Vietnamese adults: Caucasian and Asian cut-offs.},
  author={Oanh T H Trinh and Nguyen Do Thai Nguyen and Philayrath Phongsavan and Michael J. Dibley and Adrian Bauman},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={226-33}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and factors associated with overweight/obesity among adults in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) using Caucasian and Asian cut-offs. STUDY DESIGN A cross-sectional survey. METHODS In 2005, 1,971 adults aged 25-64 years in HCMC were randomly selected using a proportional to population size sampling method to estimate the prevalence of overweight and obesity, measured by body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference. Multivariable logistic models were used to… CONTINUE READING

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