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Research data: WEIGHT MANAGEMENT
2017 The association of dietary behaviors and physical activity levels with general and central obesity among ASEAN university students
The objective of this study is to quantify the prevalence of obesity and obesity-related factors (dietary behaviors and physical activity le...Download this report
2017 Body weight and weight perception among African and Caribbean university students: correlation with depression symptoms
The aim of the study was to investigate the association between body weight, weight perception, and depressive symptoms in African and Carib...
2017 The impact of sociodemography, diet, and body size on serum retinol in women 16-35 years of age: SANHANES-1
To determine the current vitamin A status of a nationally representative sample of women aged 16-35 years, compare it with previous national...Download this report
2017 The prevalence of underweight, overweight/obesity and their related lifestyle factors in Indonesia, 2014-2015
The objective of the study was to quantify the prevalence of underweight and overweight or obesity and its related factors (socio-demographi...