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Prevalence of Weight Gain among Students of Mosul University during Quarantine 2020/ Iraq

Nasir Muwfaq Younis, Mahmoud Mohammed Ahmed, Shatha Abdul Rahman Al-Ghurairi.

Abstract
Objective: To find how common weight gain was among Mosul University students during the Iraqi quarantine in 2020.
Methodology: In this quantitative cross-sectional study, data were gathered using an electronic version of an Arabic-language questionnaire form from the 1st of September to 1st December 2021. We recorded demographic characteristics, eating habits and weight before and during the pandemic.
Results: Out of 1688 students, 67% were males. Age of 40.17% was between 21-23 years. We found that 41% had same appetite and 54% had same number of meals per day and 57.6% had no extra activities. There is a significant value of age groups and gender with all forms of BMI.
Conclusion: This study concluded that the there was a big difference of BMI during quarantine with a significant values of age groups and gender with all forms of BMI.

Key words: Prevalence, weight gain, students, Mosul University, quarantine.


 
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Younis NM, Ahmed MM, Al-Ghurairi SAR. Prevalence of Weight Gain among Students of Mosul University during Quarantine 2020/ Iraq. RMJ. 2022; 47(3): 514-518. doi:10.5461/rmj.


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Younis NM, Ahmed MM, Al-Ghurairi SAR. Prevalence of Weight Gain among Students of Mosul University during Quarantine 2020/ Iraq. https://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=17330 [Access: September 02, 2022]. doi:10.5461/rmj.


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Younis NM, Ahmed MM, Al-Ghurairi SAR. Prevalence of Weight Gain among Students of Mosul University during Quarantine 2020/ Iraq. RMJ. 2022; 47(3): 514-518. doi:10.5461/rmj.



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Younis NM, Ahmed MM, Al-Ghurairi SAR. Prevalence of Weight Gain among Students of Mosul University during Quarantine 2020/ Iraq. RMJ. (2022), [cited September 02, 2022]; 47(3): 514-518. doi:10.5461/rmj.



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Younis, N. M., Ahmed, . M. M. & Al-Ghurairi, . S. A. R. (2022) Prevalence of Weight Gain among Students of Mosul University during Quarantine 2020/ Iraq. RMJ, 47 (3), 514-518. doi:10.5461/rmj.



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Younis, Nasir Muwfaq, Mahmoud Mohammed Ahmed, and Shatha Abdul Rahman Al-Ghurairi. 2022. Prevalence of Weight Gain among Students of Mosul University during Quarantine 2020/ Iraq. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (3), 514-518. doi:10.5461/rmj.



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Younis, Nasir Muwfaq, Mahmoud Mohammed Ahmed, and Shatha Abdul Rahman Al-Ghurairi. "Prevalence of Weight Gain among Students of Mosul University during Quarantine 2020/ Iraq." Rawal Medical Journal 47 (2022), 514-518. doi:10.5461/rmj.



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Younis, Nasir Muwfaq, Mahmoud Mohammed Ahmed, and Shatha Abdul Rahman Al-Ghurairi. "Prevalence of Weight Gain among Students of Mosul University during Quarantine 2020/ Iraq." Rawal Medical Journal 47.3 (2022), 514-518. Print. doi:10.5461/rmj.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Younis, N. M., Ahmed, . M. M. & Al-Ghurairi, . S. A. R. (2022) Prevalence of Weight Gain among Students of Mosul University during Quarantine 2020/ Iraq. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (3), 514-518. doi:10.5461/rmj.








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