Etude Des Facteurs De Risque De L’obésité Chez Le Personnel Du CHUD/Borgou à Parakou (Bénin) en 2013
AbstractThe objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of obesity among employees CHUD in Parakou and risk factors in 2013. Methods: This was a cross sectional study, descriptive analytical referred to place from 05 August to 05 September 2013. The study population consists of employees of CHUD in Parakou. Data were collected using a questionnaire and by anthropometric measures. Results: The overall prevalence of overweight and obesity was 55.9%. The sex ratio was 0.8. The mean age of subjects was 37.2 ± 9.0 years. Factors associated with obesity were: female gender (p = 10-11), those aged 30-49 years (p = 0.04), subjects with a level of secondary education limited (p = 0.01), subjects with a daily consumption and accidental alcohol (p = 10-9), snacking (p = 0.00012). Conclusion: Obesity prevention should involve the establishment and maintenance during the lifetime of healthy eating habits and regular physical activity.
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Dovonou, C., Gounongbe, F., Hinson, A., Alassani, C., Attinsounon, C., Tognon, F., Guedou, F., Azon-Kouanou, A., Zannou, D., Houngbe, F., & Fayomi, B. (2016). Etude Des Facteurs De Risque De L’obésité Chez Le Personnel Du CHUD/Borgou à Parakou (Bénin) en 2013. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, 12(15), 384. https://doi.org/10.19044/esj.2016.v12n15p384