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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

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ISSN: 2456-0057

2023, Vol. 8, Issue 1
BMI analysis among Kashmir valley students from urban and rural areas
Author(s): Farooq Ahmad Kumar and Jamil Ahmad Butt
Abstract:
Objective: The primary method of defining and diagnosing obesity in national and international public health policy is the Body Mass Index (BMI). Compared to urban dwellers, Rural residents have higher incidence of chronic diseases, and obesity may play a significant role in this gap. The aim of the present study was to estimate the BMI (Body Mass Index) of the school-going students of government schools of Kashmir, India. The study to access underweight, overweight, and healthy weight.
Material and Methods: The total number of (n=90) out from (n=45) as urban (Pulwama district) and (n=45) as rural (Shopian district) subjects are under the group of 15 to 20 aged are randomly selected, the physical dimension height and weight. Body mass index by measured with the highest were measured by stadiometer in meters and weight was measured by weighing digital machine in kilograms.
Results: The data of 90 subjects strongly indicated that are mostly underweight as compared to healthy or Normal and overweight or obese. The healthy weight students are mostly are from living in urban areas.

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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
How to cite this article:
Farooq Ahmad Kumar, Jamil Ahmad Butt. BMI analysis among Kashmir valley students from urban and rural areas. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2023;8(1):163-166. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/journalofsport.2023.v8.i1c.2695
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