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RMJ. 2022; 47(2): 454-456


Body mass index and body fat (BF) and its correlation with various disorders among obese females

Mohsana Tariq, Farjad Afzal, Akhtar Rasul, Iqra Manan, Ayesha Munawar, Saira Aslam.

Abstract
Objective: To assess effects of body mass index (BMI) and body fat (BF) and its correlation with various disorders among obese females.
Methodology: This descriptive study was conducted on 320 females with ages range from 20 years to 55 years selected by simple random sampling from different hospitals of Punjab Pakistan. Their BMI was calculated using formula. Height, weight, skin fold thickness of Tricep, Suprailiac and thigh area were measured using skin fold caliper.
Results: BMI was positively correlated with body fat (r = .51, p<0.001). Body Fat was positively correlated with cardiovascular (r = .45, p<0.01), diabetes mellitus type II (r = .77, p<0.001), gynecological problems (r = .68, p<0.001) and other problems (r = .32, p<0.01).
Conclusion: Positive correlation between BMI and BF but people with high body fat seems to be at more risk for Cardiovascular, diabetes mellitus type 2 and gynecological problems in females when compared with BMI.

Key words: Obesity, body mass index, body fat, gynecological, cardiovascular, diabetes mellitus.


 
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Tariq M, Afzal F, Rasul A, Manan I, Munawar A, Aslam S. Body mass index and body fat (BF) and its correlation with various disorders among obese females. RMJ. 2022; 47(2): 454-456.


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Tariq M, Afzal F, Rasul A, Manan I, Munawar A, Aslam S. Body mass index and body fat (BF) and its correlation with various disorders among obese females. RMJ. 2022; 47(2): 454-456.



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Tariq M, Afzal F, Rasul A, Manan I, Munawar A, Aslam S. Body mass index and body fat (BF) and its correlation with various disorders among obese females. RMJ. (2022), [cited May 19, 2022]; 47(2): 454-456.



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Tariq, M., Afzal, . F., Rasul, . A., Manan, . I., Munawar, . A. & Aslam, . S. (2022) Body mass index and body fat (BF) and its correlation with various disorders among obese females. RMJ, 47 (2), 454-456.



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Tariq, Mohsana, Farjad Afzal, Akhtar Rasul, Iqra Manan, Ayesha Munawar, and Saira Aslam. 2022. Body mass index and body fat (BF) and its correlation with various disorders among obese females. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (2), 454-456.



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Tariq, Mohsana, Farjad Afzal, Akhtar Rasul, Iqra Manan, Ayesha Munawar, and Saira Aslam. "Body mass index and body fat (BF) and its correlation with various disorders among obese females." Rawal Medical Journal 47 (2022), 454-456.



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Tariq, Mohsana, Farjad Afzal, Akhtar Rasul, Iqra Manan, Ayesha Munawar, and Saira Aslam. "Body mass index and body fat (BF) and its correlation with various disorders among obese females." Rawal Medical Journal 47.2 (2022), 454-456. Print.



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Tariq, M., Afzal, . F., Rasul, . A., Manan, . I., Munawar, . A. & Aslam, . S. (2022) Body mass index and body fat (BF) and its correlation with various disorders among obese females. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (2), 454-456.








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