publication . Article . 2014

Overweight and obesity: prevalence and determining social factors of overweight in the peruvian population (2009-2010)

Doris Álvarez-Dongo; José Sánchez-Abanto; Guillermo Gómez-Guizado; Carolina Tarqui-Mamani;
Open Access Spanish
  • Published: 31 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Salud
Abstract
Objectives. Estimate the prevalence of overweight, obesity and the determining social factors of overweight in the Peruvian population. Materials and methods. A cross-cut study was conducted which included family members from homes in the sample of the National Household Survey, 2009-2010. Stratified random and multistage sampling was used. The sample included 69 526 members; the anthropometric measurements were done based on the international methodology. To evaluate overweight and obesity, weight-for-height (children <5 years), BMI for age (children and teenagers from 5 to 19 years old), and BMI for adults were used. An analysis of complex samples was made ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Obesidad, Sobrepeso, Malnutrición, Epidemiología, Estado nutricional, Obesity, Overweight, Malnutrition, Epidemiology, Nutritional status, Obesity; Overweight; Malnutrition; Epidemiology; Nutritional status, Obesidad; Sobrepeso; Malnutrición; Epidemiología; Estado nutricional, General Medicine
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publication . Article . 2014

Overweight and obesity: prevalence and determining social factors of overweight in the peruvian population (2009-2010)

Doris Álvarez-Dongo; José Sánchez-Abanto; Guillermo Gómez-Guizado; Carolina Tarqui-Mamani;