A Descriptive Study to Assess the Risk Factors of Obesity among Housewives Residing at Selected Community, Setting in Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu

  • Chandiralekha M.1, Gomathi V.1, Pavithra G.1, Revathi V.1, T. Sowmiya1, Tinturachelgeorge1, L. Lakshmi2
Keywords: Assess risk factors, housewives living with obesity.

Abstract

A descriptive study to assess the risk factors of obesity among housewives residing at selected community,
setting in Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu. The objectives were to assess the risk factors of obesity among
the housewives to find out the association between assess the risk factors of obesity and selected demographic
data of obesity among the house wives. A non – experimental, descriptive study was conducted.
The sampling technique was non-probability, purposive sampling technique with the sample of 30
housewives among obesity and Structured questionnaires (SQ) in the form was used to the assess the
risk factors obesity among housewives. The variables were assessed the assess the risk factors of obesity
among housewives. Hypotheses were formulated. The level of significance selected was p<0.05. The
investigator used demographic data and Structured questionnaires (SQ) was used to collect data. The data
collection for the main study was done .
The collected data was tabulated and analysed. Descriptive and inferential statistical were used. The mean
value was 207 and the standard deviation was 2.8133. The study shows that the risk factors of obesity
inadequate 7 (23%) were moderate 21(70%) and adequate was 2 (7%). The study concludes that there is
moderate 70% to assess the risk factors of obesity among housewives.

Author Biography

Chandiralekha M.1, Gomathi V.1, Pavithra G.1, Revathi V.1, T. Sowmiya1, Tinturachelgeorge1, L. Lakshmi2

1B.Sc. (Nursing) IV Year Students, 2Ph.D., Professor, Chettinad College of Nursing, Chettinad Academy of
Research and Education, Kelambakkam, Kanchipuram Dist. Tamil Nadu

Published
2020-05-04
How to Cite
Chandiralekha M.1, Gomathi V.1, Pavithra G.1, Revathi V.1, T. Sowmiya1, Tinturachelgeorge1, L. Lakshmi2. (2020). A Descriptive Study to Assess the Risk Factors of Obesity among Housewives Residing at Selected Community, Setting in Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu. Medico Legal Update, 20(2), 42-44. Retrieved from http://ijop.net/index.php/mlu/article/view/1058