Prevalence of obesity and associated risk factors in a Turkish population (Trabzon City, Turkey)

Erem C. , Arslan C., Hacihasanoglu A., Deger O. , Topbas M. , Ukinc K., ...Daha Fazla

OBESITY RESEARCH, cilt.12, sa.7, ss.1117-1127, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 12 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1038/oby.2004.140
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1117-1127


Objective: To estimate the prevalence of overweight and obesity (general and central) in the Trabzon Region and its associations with demographic factors (age, sex, marital status, reproductive history in women, and level of education), socioeconomic factors (household income and occupation), family history of selected medical conditions (diabetes, hypertension, and obesity), lifestyle factors (smoking habits, physical activity, and alcohol consumption), and hypertension in the adult population.