Association Between Body Fat Masses with Vitamin D Serum in Adolescent with Obesity
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Pediatrics | Indonesia | Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018

Association Between Body Fat Masses with Vitamin D Serum in Adolescent with Obesity

Michael Andika Kirwanto, I Made Arimbawa

Background: vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin. The study found obese people had lower vitamin D levels and tended to have vitamin D deficiency. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between body fat mass and vitamin D levels in adolescents with obesity. Methods: This was an analytic cross sectional study with the subject of obese adolescents aged 12-15 years and was recruited consecutively at several schools in the city of Denpasar. Body fat mass is calculated using Parizkova method. The correlation between body fat mass and vitamin D was tested using linear regression. Results: Thirty-three subjects with the majority male sex were analyzed to have a mean body fat mass of 3.41 %, with a mean vitamin D value of 18.41 ng/mL. A moderate negative relationship was found between body fat mass and vitamin D (r = -0.421 with P = 0.015). Conclusion: This study found that in adolescents with obesity there is a moderate negative relationship between the mass of body fat and vitamin D

Keywords: adolescent obese, body fat mass, vitamin D

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018

Pages: 643 - 646

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Michael Andika Kirwanto, I Made Arimbawa, "Association Between Body Fat Masses with Vitamin D Serum in Adolescent with Obesity", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20192475, Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018, 643 - 646

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