Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications

An Open Access International Journal

P-ISSN: 0974-6455 E-ISSN: 2321-4007

Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications

An Open Access International Journal

 Priyanka Sachdewa and Shubham Mohan Sharma

Department of Community Medicine Shree Guru Gobind Singh
Tricentary University, Gurugram, Haryana, India

Corresponding author email: priyanka1_fmhs@sgtuniversity.org

Article Publishing History

Received: 13/05/2021

Accepted After Revision: 20/07/2021

ABSTRACT:

Obesity refers to a state when body fats starts accumulating at a rapid rate and leads to increased risk of diseases such as cardiovascular disease, stroke, high blood pressure, diabetes and sometimes cancer. To control the risk a healthy lifestyle is necessary. The present paper deals with a survey on obesity in order to analyze the obesity in men and women. The survey comprises of 250 participants both male and female categorized into four different groups ranging from 19 years to 65 years. Each participants was provided with a questionnaire comprising set of questions necessary to conduct the survey. The parameters included in conducting the survey include body mass index (BMI), waist to height ratio (WHR), arm circumference and basic knowledge about obesity. The results declared that, women belonging to group 2 and 3 were found to be overweight and women and men belonging to group 4 were found to be obese with BMI greater than 30 and WFR greater than 0.85 for females and greater than 0.90 for males.

KEYWORDS:

BMI, Obesity, Participants, Survey, WFR.

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