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The Relationship between obesity and overweight in children 3-5 years of Abhar with Parental education and occupation in 2014

Mahmoodi, Behnaz and Noroozi, Mostafa and Zavoshy, Roza and Jahanihashemi, Hassan (2015) The Relationship between obesity and overweight in children 3-5 years of Abhar with Parental education and occupation in 2014. Other thesis, Qazvin university of Medical Sciences,Faculty of Health.

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Abstract

Background: Obesity is a metabolic disorder characterized by an increase in body fat in a range that is hazardous to health and is defined as a risk factor for the disease. Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the association between overweight and obesity in children 3-5 years of parental education and occupation in 2014-2015 the abhar city. Materials and Methods: In cross-sectional study 1804 children 3-5 years old attending 6 public health centers for routine health care were surveyed in 2014. Interview with mother, filling a questionnaire and measurement of weight and height were instruments for data collection. Soft ware of WHO for PL ( WHO anthro version3 2006) and statistical analysis software SPSS (version 19) were used . Overweight and obesity based on BMI/age above 2SD of median was defined by age and sex. Results:Overall, 7.3% of children were overweight. . Highest prevalence of overweight and obesity was observed in the 49-60 month age group ,but there was no statistically significant. The prevalence of overweight was significantly higher in the girls(4.2%). Overall prevalence of obesity was 1.1%. Which was significantly higher in boys. In this study significant relationship was observed between the level of education of parents and children overweight and obesity and The prevalence increased with increasing levels of education(P< 0.001). The relationship between father occupation and prevalence of overweight and obesity in children was observed. (P = 0.004). Conclusion: The results showed that the level of parents' education and occupation of parents with overweight and obesity in children are related But the mother job was not found. prevalence of overweight and obesity was higher in girls

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: R Medicine > RN Health > RN1005 Health Sciences in Nutrition
Divisions: University Thesis > Faculty of Health
Depositing User: Health School Students
Date Deposited: 20 Dec 2015 05:39
Last Modified: 20 Dec 2015 05:39
URI: http://eprints.qums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2286

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