Assessment of Obesity among Female Students using Ashwell Shape Chart & Body Mass Index In (Colleges of Public and Environmental Health and Nursing Sciences at University of Bahri) May 2016
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Research Paper | Nutrition Science | Sudan | Volume 5 Issue 8, August 2016

Assessment of Obesity among Female Students using Ashwell Shape Chart & Body Mass Index In (Colleges of Public and Environmental Health and Nursing Sciences at University of Bahri) May 2016

Somiya Gutbi Salim Mohammed

Overweight and obesity are among the most frequently encountered multi-factorial disorders in most populations of the world. Globally, there is rising in prevalence of overweight and obesity in both developing and developed countries. Many studies among university students in developing countries showed high prevalence of overweight and obesity. Ashwell shape Chart is an anthropometric measurement uses waist to height ratio to predict health &nutritional risks of obesity. Cross sectional descriptive study was conducted in Colleges of Public and Environmental Health and Nursing Sciences to assess the prevalence of obesity among female students using Ashwell shape Chart and Body Mass Index, during the period from February to may 2016. The study included 255 students their age range between (17-26) years old, data was collected by using questionnaire. The results of the study revealed that about 53.3 % of the students in the present study enjoyed healthy normal body weight (BMI = 18.5-24.9 kg/m), 17.6 % were under weight (BMI=

Keywords: words Obesity, Students, Ashwell Chart, Waist, WHtR, BMI

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 8, August 2016

Pages: 1516 - 1520

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Somiya Gutbi Salim Mohammed, "Assessment of Obesity among Female Students using Ashwell Shape Chart & Body Mass Index In (Colleges of Public and Environmental Health and Nursing Sciences at University of Bahri) May 2016", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20161173, Volume 5 Issue 8, August 2016, 1516 - 1520

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