A Descriptve Study to Assess the Prevalence of Obesity and Its Risk Factors among Menopause Women’s In Bisrakh Village, Noida

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Ms. Aastha Singh, Ms. Divya Upreti, Mr. Ketan Sharma, Dr. Pawan Kumar Sharma, Ms. Nistha Thakur, Ms. Amrita A. Sivasanker


Overweight and obesity are important determinant of increasing morbidity among all age groups, including menopausal women. The symptoms of menopause have a negative impact on the quality of life. Numerous concerns about menopause exist among women, and fear of an increase in body weight is one of the most important of them. A descriptive study was conducted to assess the level of the prevalence of obesity and its risk factor among menopausal women. The finding of study reveals that, there is no association between the age and BMI of the menopausal women’s and the correlation and coefficient value indicates that there is moderate relationship between age and BMI and also between age at menarche and age of delayed problems.   Obesity is one of the major health public problems and it not only leads to serious and chronic diseases but also causes poor mental health. Although it is affected by number of factors including food, gender, socioeconomic status, and genetics but menopause is important in postmenopausal women

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