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Assessment of public awareness about body measurements among Fayoum population

By Naglaa A. El-sherbiny, Mohamed A. Mashahit and Rania E. Sheir

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Copyright © 2014 Naglaa A. El-Sherbiny et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. In accordance of the Creative Commons Attribution License all Copyrights © 2014 are reserved for SCIRP and the owner of the intellectual property Naglaa A. El-Sherbiny et al. All Copyright © 2014 are guarded by law and by SCIRP as a guardian. The prevalence of obesity is increasing world-wide. There was general agreement that BMI sur-veillance was an epidemiologic tool for the as-sessment of obesity in different populations. The aim of this study is to screen community awareness about body measurement, and to examine actual body weight with self-perception of body image. Methods: This study was a com-munity-based survey conducted in Fayoum Go-vernorate. We used multistage stratified rando

Year: 2014
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