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      ‘‘Obesity associated with depression, environmental factors, and stress related eatings’’ : Analysis of obesity and its associated factors

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            Objective:

            Recently in Pakistan obesity is a health problem. The relationship between depression, stress, social factors, emotional eating, and obesity is investigated in this study. Much research has been done on obesity and its associated factors like depression, stress level also the concerning problems caused by the obesity. The aim of this survey was to investigate that how depression, social factors, and stress-related eating are associated to obesity and overweight.

            Methods:

            A cross-sectional survey was conducted and distributed among different cities of Pakistan. Data was collected through questionnaire conducted online through Google Forms and distributed in different WhatsApp groups. Our research was conducted on both gender (male and female) and age of the participants ranged from 15 years and above within the region of Pakistan. SPSS.21 used for statistical purposes and the graphical data obtained.

            Results:

            A total of 134 responses were obtained, out of which 39.5% were obese. Various variables were taken as 47.3% respondents suffered from depression, 24.8% had the family history of obesity, 20% those who skipped their meal they lose their weight.

            Conclusion:

            Obesity is a multifactorial disease that caused by a combination of biological, genetic, social, environmental, and behavioral determinants.

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            ScienceOpen Preprints
            ScienceOpen
            22 May 2022
            Affiliations
            [1 ] Kinnaird College for women university lahore Pakistan
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            10.14293/S2199-1006.1.SOR-.PPJ8OL5.v1
            0c3c1db4-16bd-494e-8e63-e1df0f30baea

            This work has been published open access under Creative Commons Attribution License CC BY 4.0 , which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Conditions, terms of use and publishing policy can be found at www.scienceopen.com .


            All data generated or analysed during this study are included in this published article (and its supplementary information files).
            Life sciences
            BMI, PC1, POMC, MC4-R

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