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Obesity and lifestyle factors in male hospital out-patients in Thailand

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dc.date.accessioned 2016-02-01 en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-02-19T16:26:35Z
dc.date.available 2020-02-19T16:26:35Z
dc.date.issued 2016-02-01 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/1628
dc.description.abstract The aim of this study was exploring the prevalence of obesity and to determine the factors associated with obesity among male out-patients in Thailand. In a cross-sectional survey consecutive male out-patients from four district hospitals in Nakhon Pathom Province in Thailand were assessed with various measures, including anthropometric measurements. The sample included 2190 study participants, with a mean age of 36.2 years (SD=11.7), range 18-60 years. Results indicate that more than one-third (38.0%) of the participants were considered BMI obesity, 6.8% were underweight, 37.1% normal weight, 18.1% overweight, 29.1% obese class I, and 8.9% obese class II; the mean BMI was 24.8 kg/m2. In multivariate logistic analysis, being employed, having a higher income, having diabetes and/or hypertension, short sleep duration and not being a moderate or high alcohol user was associated with obesity. As a conclusion, a high prevalence and several risk factors of obesity were found among male out-patients. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.publisher Ife Psychologia en
dc.subject OBESITY en
dc.subject RISK BEHAVIOUR en
dc.subject HEALTH en
dc.subject EATING BEHAVIOUR en
dc.subject MEN en
dc.subject THAILAND en
dc.title Obesity and lifestyle factors in male hospital out-patients in Thailand en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.description.version Y en
dc.ProjectNumber N/A en
dc.Volume 13(2) en
dc.BudgetYear 2015/16 en
dc.ResearchGroup HIV/AIDS, STIs and TB en
dc.SourceTitle Gender and Behaviour en
dc.PlaceOfPublication Nigeria, Africa en
dc.ArchiveNumber 8999 en
dc.PageNumber 6668-6674 en
dc.outputnumber 7791 en
dc.bibliographictitle Peltzer, K., Pengpid, S., Puckpinyo, A. & Viripiromkool, S. (2015) Obesity and lifestyle factors in male hospital out-patients in Thailand. <i>Gender and Behaviour</i>. 13(2):6668-6674. en
dc.publicationyear 2015 en
dc.contributor.author1 Peltzer, K. en
dc.contributor.author2 Pengpid, S. en
dc.contributor.author3 Puckpinyo, A. en
dc.contributor.author4 Viripiromkool, S. en

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