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obesity in nigeria among male adult - Prevalence of overweight and obesity in adult Nigerians – a systematic review


May 15, 2014 · According to the 2010 WHO survey data on Nigeria, the prevalence of overweight was 26% and 37% in men and women respectively, while the prevalence of obesity was 3% and 8.1% in men and women respectively.Cited by: 23. Jan 22, 2013 · Overweight rates were 33.3% of the males and 31.9% of the females, and obesity rates were 15.7% and 29.5%, respectively. In men, overweight and obesity were highest among the age range of 55–64 years (45.0% and 22.5%, respectively), and lowest among the age range 15–24 (11.9%, and 2.4%, respectively).Cited by: 65.

May 15, 2014 · According to the 2010 WHO survey data on Nigeria, the prevalence of overweight was 26% and 37% in men and women respectively, while the prevalence of obesity was 3% and 8.1% in men and women respectively [7].Cited by: 23. in 2016. In 2016, female obesity prevalence for Nigeria was 13.1 %. Between 1997 and 2016, female obesity prevalence of Nigeria grew substantially from 5.3 to 13.1 % rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 6.02 % in 2007 and then decreased to 4.80 % in 2016. The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant.

obesity and overweight among adults Nigeria in Makurdi-North Central Nigeria. II. METHODOLOGY A. STUDY DESIGN AND POPULATION SAMPLES This study was conducted among the civil servants and business men and women adult Nigerians resident in Makurdi. It was a cross-sectional study and the study lasted for two. Mar 01, 2011 · In the West African countries of Ghana and Republic of Benin, obesity is found in 13.6% and 18% respectively among adults [5, 6] while Abubakari et al reported a prevalence of 10% in the West African sub-region with the odd of being obese being 3.2 among urban women compared to men.Cited by: 69.