Prevalence of obesity and associated factors in South Africans 50 years and older

SOURCE: African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance (AJPHERD)
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2011
TITLE AUTHOR(S): K.Peltzer, N.Phaswana-Mafuya, S.Ramlagan
KEYWORDS: ADULTS, AGEING, HEALTH, NUTRITION, OBESITY, WEIGHT MANAGEMENT
DEPARTMENT: Social Aspects of Public Health (SAPH)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 7069

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Abstract

This study aimed to determine the prevalence of obesity, overweight, central obesity and their associated factors in older South Africans who participated in the study of Global Ageing and Adults Health in 2008.