TITLE

Prevalencia de Obesidad y Factores de Riesgo para Desarrollar Patologías Asociadas

AUTHOR(S)
de García, Doris García; Alfaro, Arabel del Carmen
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Crea Ciencia;dic2006, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Obesity is an excessive accumulation of fat in the body's fatty tissues that can end up constituting a serious health problem. It is also defined, as a chronic multicause etiology illness. The objective of the study was to determine the prevalence of obesity and the factors of risk to develop correct pathologies. We worked with a sample of 13 men and 29 women representing 79.2% of the of employees of our Faculty of Medicine. found that the prevalence of obesity is present more in women. (In general the prevalence of inadequate nutritional habits). Taking into account the waist / hip measurements, 45% of those studied have a factor of risk of suffering cardiovascular illness.
ACCESSION #
32063146

 

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