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Study Of Factors Affecting BMI Students In Guidance Course, In Babol City In 2017-18
Hasan Rostampour
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Background and Objective: The rising trend of Body Mass Index (BMI) in adolescents is one of the major problems minatory societies. Several factors may affect higher BMI adolescents. This study aimed to identify factors influencing BMI in guidance school students of Babol.
Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted in winter 2017. On research population, including about 504 students who were selected by stratified random sampling method. The data collection tool was a researcher-made questionnaire containing demographic, behavioral Such as age, eating fast food, exercising, walking with asked students and questions such as physiological maturity, using breast milk mother's students asked.  dependent variables such as weight with beurer Germany 0.5 kg carefully and Height stadiometer seca Japan Unacceptable reaction with 0.5 cm carefully is measured and calculated BMI based on the standard percentile CDC2000 was analyzed
Results: The mean BMI in 474 students were 21.5±4.9 that109 persons (23%) were Weight loss 65 persons(13.7%) were overweight and 27 persons(5.7) were obese. BMI in students had a significant relationship with school feeding, sex, duration of breastfeed, maturity, consumption of carbonated beverages, working with computers, physical activity, (p<0.05), and had no significant relationship with birth, type of home, residential area, how to go to school, , watching TV, reading, father's education and job, mother's education and age(p>0.05).
Conclusion: The results of this study showed that about a half of the students had a BMI above the normal range. It is recommended to design and apply intervention programs for adolescents.
Keywords: Keywords: Body Mass Index, BMI, Students, Overweight, Obesity, Weight loss
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: تغذیه
Received: 2018/12/31 | Accepted: 2019/02/24 | Published: 2019/04/18
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rostampour H. Study Of Factors Affecting BMI Students In Guidance Course, In Babol City In 2017-18. NHJ. 2019; 3 (2) :52-58
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