Risk Factors of Overweight and Obesity among High School Students in Bahir Dar City, North West Ethiopia: School Based Cross-Sectional Study

@inproceedings{Anteneh2015RiskFO,
  title={Risk Factors of Overweight and Obesity among High School Students in Bahir Dar City, North West Ethiopia: School Based Cross-Sectional Study},
  author={Zelalem Alamrew Anteneh and Molla Gedefaw and Kidist Nigatu Tekletsadek and Meseret Tsegaye and Dagmawi Alemu},
  booktitle={Advances in preventive medicine},
  year={2015}
}
Background. Overweight and obesity are risk factors for diet-related noncommunicable diseases. These diseases are the fifth leading risks for global deaths. Virtually, all age groups are affected from consequences of overweight and obesity. Methods. Cross-sectional study was conducted among 431 school adolescents. Data were collected using self-administered questionnaire and physical measurements. The sex and age specific BMI was computed using WHO Anthroplus software and the data were analyzed… CONTINUE READING

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