BMI observation of undergraduate students on watching television and sleeping hours
AuthorPunom, Sabrina Sultana
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One of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide is obesity. Since being overweight and obese makes a person susceptible to other chronic and life-long disorders that are likely to be associated. Nowadays, it is evident that abnormal BMI is very widespread and needs a great deal of attention from health authorities and all people around the world to prevent or cure obesity and other long-term obesity-related diseases. In order to collect data on their weight, height, duration of watching television and sleeping another required parameters, a well-stated and reviewed questionnaire was distributed among students between 20-28 years of age from different universities. In order to find out any relation between the parameters mentioned and their effects on BMI, this study was conducted. According to our results, it is clear that watching television and sleeping hour are not fairly linked to abnormal BMI, and sideways BMI can have an effect on other factors.