OBESITY RESEARCH, vol.12, no.7, pp.1117-1127, 2004 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
body mass index, prevalence, associated risk factors, Turkish population, Trabzon, BODY-MASS INDEX, WEIGHT-GAIN, SOCIOECONOMIC-STATUS, WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE, ADULT-POPULATION, UNITED-KINGDOM, OVERWEIGHT, WOMEN, HYPERTENSION, DETERMINANTS
Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated:
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.