Article

Obesity and associated factors in young adults attending tertiary institutions in south-eastern Nigeria

Published in: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume 30, issue 2, 2017 , pages: 43–48
DOI: 10.1080/16070658.2016.1259032
Author(s): Patricia Ogechi UkegbuDepartment of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Nigeria, Ada Charity UwaegbuteDepartment of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Nigeria, Chinyere Akudo EchenduDepartment of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Nigeria, Chukwunonso EjikeDepartment of Biochemistry, Nigeria, Julie Uche Anyika-ElekehDepartment of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Nigeria, Victoria Uzoamaka AsumughaDepartment of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Nigeria, Solomon Abasiekong KuyikDepartment of Food Science and Technology, Nigeria, Shola OmodamiroDepartment of Biochemistry, Nigeria, Blessing NwofiaDepartment of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Nigeria, Chinwe UzokweDepartment of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Nigeria, Chidinma Oluchi-NliamDepartment of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Nigeria, Nnenna UwakweDepartment of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Nigeria

Abstract

Objective: To assess prevalence of overweight/obesity and associated factors in a group of university undergraduates in south-east Nigeria.

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