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      Factors Influence on Body Mass Index (BMI) among Overweight and Obese School Children

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      Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies

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          In 2015, prevalence of obesity shown drastically increase from 15.1% in 2011 to 17.7% with the population of Malaysian is 3.1 million. There were many factors can lead to overweight and obesity among school children. The objective of this study is to identify the factors influence on body mass index such as parental feeding attitude, style and environment among overweight and obese school children. A cross-sectional study design was conducted. The result proved most of the school children with overweight and obese because of the negative attitude and poor practice by parents and poor environment surrounding them.

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          Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies
          jABs
          e-IPH Ltd.
          2514-7528
          November 18 2018
          November 18 2018
          : 3
          : 11
          : 11
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          10.21834/jabs.v3i11.321
          © 2018

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