Comparison the Living Quality of Obese Women with Normal Weight Women

Ghorbani, Azam and Ziaee, Amir and Sadeghi, Tahereh and Asefzadeh, Saeed (2012) Comparison the Living Quality of Obese Women with Normal Weight Women. medical journal of mashhad university of medical sciences, 55 (3). pp. 144-150.

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Introduction Obesity is a public health problem that has raised concern worldwide. Numerous epidemiological Studies have showed the relationship between excess weight, abdominal fatness and risk of a wide range of illnesses (i.e. diabetes), People who are obese experience health-related quality-of-life impairments. The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the Comparison of Living Quality obese with normal weight women in Qazvin. Materials and Methods A case-control study was performed on women of Qazvin who were obese and normal-weight. Total of 115 women with obesity and 114 controls (with normal-weight) were randomly selected. Obesity was determined based on BMI and SF-36 questionnaire using for quality of life. Data were analyzed using soft ware of SPSS and 95 confidence Interval. Results The results showed that obese women were significantly more impaired than normal weight women in six of eight Domains: domains such as physical Functioning (p<0.001), physical Role limitation (p=0.01), bodily pain (p=0.05), general health perception (p=0.012), vitality (p=0.014), and social Functioning (p=0.045). Conclusion Women with obesity had experienced poor levels of health, particularly poor levels of physical and social well-being. Â

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
Divisions: Journals > Medical J Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
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Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2017 16:14
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