Analysis of Micro-environmental Factors Associated with Obesity

  • Zoghbi Hendricka, Uzcátegui Belinda, Suárez José


Overweight and obesity tend to be higher in rural than in urban areas. In adolescents, it has been observed that the main determinant of overweight status was maternal education level. Between the micro-environmental factors analysed, only family history of obesity determines the risk of overweight in the offspring.