Prevalence of obesity, physical inactivity and undernutrition, a triple burden of diseases during transition in a developing economy. The Five City Study Group.

@article{Singh2007PrevalenceOO,
  title={Prevalence of obesity, physical inactivity and undernutrition, a triple burden of diseases during transition in a developing economy. The Five City Study Group.},
  author={Ram B. Singh and Daniel Pella and Viola Mech{\'i}rov{\'a} and Kumar Kartikey and Fabien Demeester and Rukam S Tomar and Raheena Beegom and Amita S Mehta and Shashi B Gupta and Kumar De Amit and Nirankar Singh Neki and Memuna Haque and Jaydeep Nayse and Surendra Singh and Amar Singh Thakur and Shanti S. Rastogi and Kalpana Singh and Atul Krishna},
  journal={Acta cardiologica},
  year={2007},
  volume={62 2},
  pages={119-27}
}
OBJECTIVE AND DESIGN The objective of the study was to find out the prevalence of overweight, obesity, undernutrition and physical activity status in the urban populations of India. Cross-sectional surveys were conducted in 6-12 urban streets in each of five cities in five different regions of India using a common study protocol and criteria of diagnosis. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A total of 6940 subjects (3433 women and 3507 men) aged 25 years and above were randomly selected from the cities of… CONTINUE READING

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