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RMJ. 2021; 46(2): 446-449


Obesity in Pakistan – A new epidemic

Fawad Ahmad Randhawa, Ghazala Mahmud, Saima Rasheed, Ahmer Asad.

Abstract
Objective: To assess nationwide prevalence of obesity across Pakistan.
Methodology: A multi-center study was conducted across 11 cities of Pakistan from 11th October 2018 to 11th June 2019. Individuals of age ≥15 years were included. Body mass index (BMI) and individual perception about obesity and bodyweight were recorded. Data were analyzed using SPSS 21.
Results: About 73% perceived themselves to be obese. On Asia-Pacific BMI classification, 166 (6.7%) were overweight and 2,202 (88.2%) were obese. Overweight and obesity were significantly associated with middle age (p

Key words: BMI Classification, obesity, prevalence.



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