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Feeding habits, Overweight, Obesity and Hypertension and Associated Factors among Polytechnic Students in Ekiti State, Southwest Nigeria

I. O. Dada, I. A. Igbe
Journal of Multidisciplinary Research in Healthcare , Volume 7, pp 33-48; doi:10.15415/jmrh.2020.71003

Abstract: Overweight and obesity is a risk factor to chronic non-communicable diseases. This study assessed level of overweight/obesity and blood pressure among students of a higher institution in Southwest Nigeria. This cross-section study involved 300 students of a public higher institution in Ado-Ekiti, Southwest, Nigeria. A validated self-administered questionnaire was used to collect data on personal characteristics, feeding pattern and lifestyle of the students. Body Mass Index (BMI) was categorized into normal weight (BMI
Keywords: obesity / Hypertension / BMI / Blood Pressure / lifestyle / overweight / students / Ado / Polytechnic / Ekiti

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