Prevalence of overweight and obesity among high school students of Thiruvananthapuram City Corporation, Kerala, India.

@article{Ramesh2010PrevalenceOO,
  title={Prevalence of overweight and obesity among high school students of Thiruvananthapuram City Corporation, Kerala, India.},
  author={K. Ramesh},
  journal={Australasian Medical Journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={3},
  pages={650-661}
}
  • K. Ramesh
  • Published 3 October 2010
  • Medicine
  • Australasian Medical Journal
Background Obesity is a complex condition with serious social and psychological dimensions, that affects virtually all age and socioeconomic groups and threatens to overwhelm both developed and developing countries. This problem is increasing in adolescents and various factors contribute to it. As there is paucity of data regarding this problem in Kerala, India, the present study was undertaken to find the magnitude and to explore the factors associated with it. Method A cross sectional study… 

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