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Research outputs: BODY MASS INDEX (BMI)
2019 Social and psychological predictors of body mass index among South Africans 15 years and older: SANHANES-1
This study investigated how psychological distress and the proxies for social position combine to influence the risk of both underweight and...Download this report
2018 Religiosity and body mass index and waist circumference among male and female university students from 26 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean
Obesity has become a major public health problem. The study aimed at investigating the association between religiousness, body mass index (B...
2017 Body mass index and waist circumference in patients with HIV in South Africa and associated socio-demographic, health related and psychosocial factors
A high body mass index (BMI) and high waist circumference are important health risk factors predisposing for cardiovascular and metabolic di...
2017 Sleep duration, sleep quality, body mass index, and waist circumference among young adults from 24 low- and middle-income and two high-income countries
Obesity and its comorbidities have emerged as a leading public health concern. The aim of this study was to explore the relationship between...Download this report