Eskisehir Osmangazi University (ESOGÜ) Department of Public Health Professor at the Faculty.
Eskisehir Osmangazi University (ESOGÜ) Department of Public Health Professor at the Faculty. Dr.. Selma Metintas, adolescent obesity is increasing with each passing day and this situation, to eat regularly, some TV-stand at the internet, still living affect said.
majority in developing countries around the world, about 43 million children are either overweight or obese, while 92 million children are at risk of overweight that Prof. Dr.. Selma Metintas obesity increasingly become a growing health problem, he said. Childhood and adolescent obesity, a person's age during the period of high blood pressure, diabetes, metabolic syndrome disorders spearheaded stating Metintas,'' Global, according to data in 1990, 4.2 percent with adolescent obesity and overweight prevalence rate in 2010, 6.7 percent have been. This growth rate to continue with a case of the year 2020 of 9.1 percent is expected to be,'' he said. Rural and urban areas diFFErENCES YES
adolescence obesity, the development of the many factors which influenced basically the energy consumption transfer that results from an imbalance between caloric intake and the Professor. Dr.. Metintas,'' After all, the prevalence of adolescent overweight and obesity in the world, in developed and developing countries as it is different in rural and urban areas of the same country are also different. These differences, communities, genetic predisposition, as well as, sedentary behavior, diet changes and physical activity absence is effective,'' he said. In Eskisehir 3 thousand 918 HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT RESEARCH ON
adolescent obesity increased in parallel with a significant other diseases, however, noted that the increase in high blood pressure Prof. Dr.. Selma Metintas, the description said:''
for puberty age, sex and weight can vary depending prehypertension and hypertension with blood pressure prevalence rate is limited information on the regional distribution. Dr.. Heavens and Dr. Anas. Necati Buğrul in 2012 with March 2013 with February of the year in the city of Eskisehir and rural studying in high school students obesity and concomitant cardiovascular (heart and blood vessel disease) risk of incidence of a study investigating realized. The study, by a two-stage stratified sampling method randomly selected 1 of a total of 16 high school and 3 in the city of two thousand students studying in class 870, including 48 in rural areas a total of 3 thousand 918 thousand was carried out on children. The study used a questionnaire, sociodemographic characteristics and cardiovascular risk factors as smoking, diet (do not eat breakfast, sweetened beverage consumption, fruit and vegetable consumption), physical activity and television-computer at the beginning of time passing evaluation included. Percent of the students 11.7 percent overweight, 10.4 percent obese patients and was determined to be. The frequency of being overweight and 10.4 percent in rural areas, 12.2 per cent in urban areas, 7.9 percent in rural obesity, 11.3 percent of output in the city. Normal weight compared to children who are obese in children, prevalence of hypertension in urban and four times, in rural areas, 22 times higher.'' RURAL Smoker NUMBER OF STUDENTS KENT than in 6 percent more
students' smoking Professor noted that the drinking rates also evaluated. Dr.. Metintas,'' 9 percent of students in the city, 15 percent of rural students smoke. 18 percent of children did not show enough physical activity, frequency of 4 hours per day watching television more than 33 per cent in urban areas, rural areas have been determined to be 36 percent. Students, 38 percent eat breakfast regularly are not done, the city's students, 27 percent of rural people in 33 per cent of fruits and vegetables per day than it should be less taxing appeared,'' he said. FAMILY Recommendations
Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Department of Public Health Professor at the Faculty. Dr.. Selma Metintas, children do not eat breakfast habits of checking, television and computer time spent for the monitoring of and parks with play areas for children spend more time their appropriate social activities creation is important, he stressed.