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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 6
First page : (966) Last page : (969)
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Socio –Economic Profile of Pre Obese Employees of UAS, Bengaluru

Siddarodha Padeppagol*, Banu Deshpande and Bheemanagouda

Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bengaluru – 560065
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Received: 14.11.2018  |  Revised: 20.12.2018   |  Accepted: 26.12.2018  



The socio economic disparities in overweight obesity provide an overview of the association (S). Sample of 120 (n = 120) employees comprising both men and women of UAS, Bengaluru employees were taken for this study. Subjects were divided in two groups Experimental (E) and Control (C). The data was collected by personal interview method by using well structured questionnaire was use to elicit information about socio-economic profile such as age, education, gender, type of family and family income. maximum  number  of  males  in  the both  control  (50%)  and experimental  group  (70%) were  in  the  age  group  of  46-60  years and similar  trend was observed among female subjects in both groups. Majority of the subjects, male or females in both groups all are educated and some of them are well educated with good economic status. In that most of the subjects were belongs to nuclear families followed by joint and extended families.

Key words: Socio-economic profile, Pre-obesity, Employees, Overweight

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Cite this article: Padeppagol, S., Deshpande, B. and Bheemanagouda, Socio –Economic Profile of Pre Obese Employees of UAS, Bengaluru, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.6(6): 966-969 (2018). doi: