Survey Paper | Biochemistry | India | Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017
Health Survey among Adolescents
Shalini Sathiyamoorthy | V. Vishnupriya | R. Gayathri 
Abstract: AIM This study sought to identify, among adolescents, factors associated with characteristics such as sleep, stress, diet, problem with weight etc. BACKGROUNDAdolescents is commonly regarded as a healthy period in life aged between 10-19. Inactivity, in particular TV viewing, has been associated with obesity in cross-sectional studies of children, adolescents, and adults. Lack of accurate information, absence of proper guidance, parents ignorance, lack of skills and insufficient services from health care delivery system are the major barriers. REASONThis study is to identify the factors associated among adolescents. RESULTTo estimate the prevalence of stress, sleep, eating habits etc. among adolescents, a survey was conducted.
Keywords: Adolescents, stress, sleep, weight, diet, health
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017,
Pages: 1283 - 1286
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