Match!

Socioeconomic - related inequalities in overweight and obesity: findings from the PERSIAN cohort study

Published on Feb 11, 2020in BMC Public Health2.567
· DOI :10.1186/S12889-020-8322-8
Farid Najafi22
Estimated H-index: 22
(Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences),
Shahin Soltani6
Estimated H-index: 6
(Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)
+ 30 AuthorsLoghman Barzegar2
Estimated H-index: 2
(Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)
Abstract
Background Overweight and obesity are major health concerns worldwide, with adverse health consequences during the life span. This study measured socioeconomic inequality in overweight and obesity among Iranian adults.
  • References (63)
  • Citations (0)
📖 Papers frequently viewed together
23 Citations
1 Citations
78% of Scinapse members use related papers. After signing in, all features are FREE.
References63
Newest
#1Mathieu J. P. Poirier (McMaster University)H-Index: 5
#2Karen A. Grépin (WLU: Wilfrid Laurier University)H-Index: 13
Last. Michel Grignon (McMaster University)H-Index: 13
view all 3 authors...
Monitoring progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 requires the global community to disaggregate targets along socio-economic lines, but little has been published critically analyzing the appropriateness of wealth indices to measure socioeconomic status in low- and middle-income countries. This critical interpretive synthesis analyzes the appropriateness of wealth indices for measuring social health inequalities and provides an overview of alternative methods to calculate weal...
1 CitationsSource
#1Ali Kazemi Karyani (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 8
#2Behzad Karmi Matin (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 1
Last. Farid Najafi (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 22
view all 32 authors...
The level of socioeconomic-related inequality in physical activity in Iran is largely unknown. This study investigates socioeconomic-related inequality in poor-physical activity (PPA) among Iranian adults. A total of 129,257 adult participants enrolled in the PERSIAN (Prospective Epidemiological Research Studies in IrAN) Cohort were included in this study. Physical activity of adults was measured using metabolic equivalent rates (METs). Physical activity less than 41 METs/hour/day was considered...
4 CitationsSource
Obesity is a prominent global public health challenge as its prevalence has grown. Even though the increase in prevalence of obesity in Korea has been relatively low, it is expected to continually increase in the next several years, leading to social and economic burdens. This study aimed to assess socioeconomic inequalities in obesity among Korean adults. Using nationally representative survey datasets, the concentration index (CI) and decomposition of the CI were used to capture and quantify o...
2 CitationsSource
#1Ali Kazemi Karyani (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 8
#2Satar Rezaei (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 16
Last. Saeed Amini (Arak University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 8
view all 4 authors...
Purpose Poor health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is one of the important issues in the health sector. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the prevalence and socio-economic inequality in poor HRQoL in Tehran city, Iran. Design/methodology/approach In total, 562 adults were included in this cross-sectional study. The cluster sampling method was used for data collection from May to June, 2016 in Tehran city, Iran. Data on HRQoL, using EuroQol 5-dimensions questionnaire, and data on socio...
1 CitationsSource
#1Alison J. Hayes (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 21
#2Eng Joo Tan (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 7
Last. Thomas Lung (UNSW: University of New South Wales)H-Index: 11
view all 4 authors...
Objectives To develop a model to predict future socioeconomic inequalities in body mass index (BMI) and obesity. Design Microsimulation modelling using BMI data from adult participants of Australian Health Surveys, and published data on the relative risk of mortality in relation to BMI and socioeconomic position (SEP), based on education. Setting Australia. Participants 74 329 adults, aged 20 and over from Australian Health Surveys, 1995–2015. Primary and secondary outcome measures The primary o...
Source
#1Farid Najafi (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 22
#2Yahya Pasdar (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 6
Last. Moslem Soofi (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 12
view all 6 authors...
OBJECTIVES: Obesity is a considerable and growing public health concern worldwide. The present study aimed to quantify socioeconomic inequalities in adult obesity in western Iran. METHODS: A total of 10 086 participants, aged 35-65 years, from the Ravansar Non-communicable Disease Cohort Study (2014-2016) were included in the study to examine socioeconomic inequalities in obesity. We defined obesity as a body mass index ≥30 kg/m2 . The concentration index and concentration curve were used to ill...
Source
#1Jafar Sadegh Tabrizi (Tabriz University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 12
#2Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani (Tabriz University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 15
Last. Zeinab Nikniaz (Tabriz University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 8
view all 5 authors...
Background: This population-based study aimed at investigating the prevalence and associated factors of over-weight /obesity and abdominal obesity in Iran. Methods: The study population consists of 2818 inhabitant of the urban and regional area of East-Azerbaijan, Iran in 2015. The weight, height and waist circumferences were measured and the body mass index (BMI) and conicity index were calculated. The ANCOVA and logistic regression were used for statistical analysis. Results: Prevalence of ove...
1 Citations
Background: Overweight and obesity are considered as non-communicable diseases (NCDs)risk factors with increasing prevalence worldwide. This nationwide study aimed to determine the socio-demographic determinants of obesity indexes in Iran. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted based on data from the sixth round of nationwide Stepwise approach to surveillance (STEPS) survey in the 31 provinces of Iran in 2011. A total of 9878 people aged ≥20 years were selected using a multi-stage clu...
2 CitationsSource
#1Hossein Poustchi (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 33
#2Sareh Eghtesad (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 9
Last. RezaMalekzadehH-Index: 91
view all 28 authors...
: Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) account for 76% of deaths in Iran, and this number is on the rise, in parallel with global rates. Many risk factors associated with NCDs are preventable; however, it is first necessary to conduct observational studies to identify relevant risk factors and the most appropriate approach to controlling them. Iran is a multiethnic country; therefore, in 2014 the Ministry of Health and Medical Education launched a nationwide cohort study-Prospective Epidemiological R...
19 CitationsSource
#1Sareh EghtesadH-Index: 9
#2Zahra MohammadiH-Index: 8
Last. RezaMalekzadehH-Index: 91
view all 27 authors...
In the past, communicable diseases caused the highest mortality in Iran. Improvements in socioeconomic status and living standards including access to safe drinking water, along with the inception of Health Houses in the 1980s, have changed disease patterns, decreasing the spread of and deaths from infectious and communicable diseases. The incidence and prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCD), however, have now increased in Iran, accounting for nearly 80% of deaths and disabilities. Withou...
8 Citations
Cited By0
Newest