A STUDY ON ASSOCIATION FACTORS OF BMI AND PREVALENCE OF OBESITY IN MANAGEMENT STUDENTS FROM CSI INSTITUTE OF LEGAL STUDIES CHERUVARAKONAM
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Jijitha A Joseph, Dr.P.Arul Deva Paul, A.Amala Shalni
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Obesity was a vexing problem in the developed economies country. For developing countries like India, morbid obesity has not yet become a public health priority. Successive cross-sectional representative surveys method was used. For this study sixty five students (N= 64) were selected from Management department students from CSI Institute of Legal Studies Cheruvarakonam. The subjects are Management department students from assorted department in CSI Institute of Legal Studies Cheruvarakonam. Following procedure are use to take the data for BMI from the respective sampling weights of the subject are taken by using of digital weighing machine in kg and height was taken by using of stadiometer scale in cm. The data pertaining BMI were statistically analyses by the use of descriptive frequency percentile method .The obtained BMI association factors (Weight ,Height and Age) are tested for significance at 0.05 level of confidence by Crosstabs Chi-Square Tests. The result Among the Following N=65 subject shows 45% of students comes under the weight range from 56-65kg,29.7%students are 66-75kg,14.1% are <75kg and also 10.9%are >55kg.In Height of the subject are 56.2% of students comes under the height of 166-172cm,28.1% are >165cm,14.1% are 176-185cm and 1.6% of students comes under <185cm. According to the age57%are>27years old, 43.8% are 27-29yeras old ,and 1.6% are <29. The results of Chi-square test shows that there is association between weight and BMI of sample respondent but there is no association were found on sample respondents age and height. From this result it is concluded that increasing the amount of weight causes obesity in the human beings and produced health related disease in nature
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Unique Paper ID: 153128

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 8, Issue 5

Page(s): 602 - 604
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