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Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in Young South Indian Rural, Urban Adolescents in the Age Groups 15 To 25 Years

@inproceedings{Ramulu2014PrevalenceOO,
  title={Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in Young South Indian Rural, Urban Adolescents in the Age Groups 15 To 25 Years},
  author={P. Ramulu and E. Dayakar and Hema Chandra Panigrahy},
  year={2014}
}
The aim and objective of the study was to assess the prevalence 0f Obesity and overweight in young adolescent in the age group 15 to 25years.It has become a worldwide epidemic, and there is an urgent need to examine obesity and overweigh in developing countries like India using Asian pacific standard for BMI. In the present study we have investigated the prevalence of obesity and overweight and their association with socioeconomic status (SES) and the risk factors like diet, physical activity… Expand
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