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Nutritional Status, Dietary Practices And Physical Activities Among Female Adolescents: A Cross Sectional Study In District Okara,Pakistan

By: Nazish Afzal (2011-VA-513) | Dr.Azmatullah Khan.
Contributor(s): Mr. Aamir Iqbal | Dr.Sajid Khan Tahir.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: 2017Description: 50p.Subject(s): Food Science and Human NutritionDDC classification: 2916-T Dissertation note: A cross sectional study was conducted in female adolescents of secondary school in district Okara. The study was planned to analyze physical activity and dietary habits among adolescent girls of private and government schools in Pakistan. Overweight and obesity are increasing rapidly among children and adolescents all over the world. A questionnaire was used to assess their nutritional status, physical activity pattern and dietary habits of each student. Data was collected from both urban and rural locations and then from government and private schools. Data of 850 students was collected out of them there were 401 students of private schools and 449 were from government school. Weight of each participant was measured in kg and height was measured in squares of meters. Body mass index was calculated to see that how many of them were underweight, normal, overweight and obese. TEE (Total energy expenditure) was also measured. A cross sectional study was conducted among sedentary-school adolescents. Questionnaire was used to assess their physical activity and eating patterns of female adolescents. Data was collected from both urban and rural locations and then from private and government schools. Data of 850 students was collected. Body weight of each participant was measured to the nearest 100 g using a calibrated portable scale. In the present study X2 (chi square) test was used to analyze proportion of different variables of females of both government and private school. P value <0.05 was considered statistically significant. Data was examined using the statistical software SPSS (Statistical package for social sciences) version 22.0. This study helped to assess the dietary habits, physical activity patterns among school going female adolescents. These results are beneficial for making suitable interventions for increasing healthy eating habits, physical activity awareness and implementation among female adolescents.
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A cross sectional study was conducted in female adolescents of secondary school in district Okara.
The study was planned to analyze physical activity and dietary habits among adolescent girls of private and government schools in Pakistan. Overweight and obesity are increasing rapidly among children and adolescents all over the world. A questionnaire was used to assess their nutritional status, physical activity pattern and dietary habits of each student. Data was collected from both urban and rural locations and then from government and private schools.
Data of 850 students was collected out of them there were 401 students of private schools and 449 were from government school. Weight of each participant was measured in kg and height was measured in squares of meters. Body mass index was calculated to see that how many of them were underweight, normal, overweight and obese. TEE (Total energy expenditure) was also measured.
A cross sectional study was conducted among sedentary-school adolescents. Questionnaire was used to assess their physical activity and eating patterns of female adolescents. Data was collected from both urban and rural locations and then from private and government schools. Data of 850 students was collected. Body weight of each participant was measured to the nearest 100 g using a calibrated portable scale.
In the present study X2 (chi square) test was used to analyze proportion of different variables of females of both government and private school. P value <0.05 was considered statistically significant. Data was examined using the statistical software SPSS (Statistical package for social sciences) version 22.0.
This study helped to assess the dietary habits, physical activity patterns among school going female adolescents. These results are beneficial for making suitable interventions for increasing healthy eating habits, physical activity awareness and implementation among female adolescents.

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