DETERMINANTS OF OBESITY AMONG ADOLESCENT SCHOOL CHILDREN IN AN URBAN AREA OF KANCHEEPURAM DISTRICT, TAMILNADU - A CASE CONTROL STUDY

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G. Angeline Grace, Shanthi Edward

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This case control study was carried out among adolescent  school children in an urban area of Kancheepuram District to assess the socio-demographic, nutritional, behavioural, antenatal and postnatal determinants of adolescent obesity. To determine the socio-demographic factors associated with obesity among cases and controls. To assess the nutritional factors associated with obesity among cases and controls and determine the behavioural factors associated with obesity among cases and controls. Though there is a National Adolescent Health Programme in India, the strategies of the programme do not specifically address obesity as a public health problem.

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G. Angeline Grace, Shanthi Edward. (2021). DETERMINANTS OF OBESITY AMONG ADOLESCENT SCHOOL CHILDREN IN AN URBAN AREA OF KANCHEEPURAM DISTRICT, TAMILNADU - A CASE CONTROL STUDY. Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology, 2854 - 2866. Retrieved from http://annalsofrscb.ro/index.php/journal/article/view/395
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