International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nutrition Science | India | Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016

Assessing the Quality of Life, Dietary Patterns and Physical Activity of Weight-Loss Maintenance Subjects in the Population of Hyderabad

Allamsetty Santoshini | Tejaswini Pisati | Vajhala Anusha

Abstract: Obesity has become a pandemic health problem in both developed and developing countries throughout the world. This study is about the trends of prevalence of weight-loss maintenance in the both genders of Hyderabad region by employing online web-based survey and paper-based questionnaire survey and recorded their responses. This cross-sectional study was conducted on subjects between 25-60 years of age. The total number of the subjects who participated in the study was 364, 154 males and 210 females. A self-administered pre-coded questionnaire and weight-loss maintenance scale was used. Demographics, alcohol status, smoking status, dietary intake, quality of life, weight-loss strategies, and behavioral characteristics of weight maintenance were recorded. Data was analyzed on SPSS version 11. Descriptive statistical analysis was performed using Standard Deviation (SD), Mean, and Coefficient of Variation (CV). The study shows that the mean weight was 62.67 yrs and mean BMI was 21.04 %. The present study emphasizes the need of awareness in the lifestyle habits of urban population of the Hyderabad for well being of life and to minimize the risks of the diseases that occur due to obesity.

Keywords: Obesity, BMI, Quality of life, Dietary intake patterns, Weight-loss maintenance strategies

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016,

Pages: 383 - 387

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