Body weight of university students in Bahrain
Al-Ansari M., Al Mannai M., Musaiger A.O.
SourcetitleBahrain Medical Bulletin
To estimate the percentage of overweight and obesity of university students in Bahrain, a sample of 238 males and 406 females were obtained. The findings showed that 17.6% and 18.5% of males and females respectively were overweight. The proportion of obesity was 11.8% in males and 7.6% in females. Physical activity should be encouraged in tiffs group to prevent obesity.