A study to assess the knowledge regarding obesity among house wives

Jamuna.S B

Obesity is the most prevalent form of malnutrition in both developed and developing countries and affecting children as well as adult is replacing the more traditional public health concerns obesity and overweight are the fifth leading cause of death worldwide. As obesity is the key risk factor in natural history of other chronic non communicable diseases.
Majority 12(40%) of them had inadequate knowledge 9(30%) of them had moderate knowledge 9(30%) of them had adequate knowledge about obesity among housewives.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/ijcar.2017.3276.0245