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Research Article, J Food Nutr Disor Vol: 3 Issue: 3

Body Mass Index, Social Conditions and Environmental Effect on High Blood Pressure among the Adolescent School Children

G Sudhakar1, R K Anuradha1, T M Reddy2, P A Chandrasekharan3, R B Sathyavathi4, R Hemalatha1, P Geetha5 and K K Reddy5*
1Department of Home Science, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati-517 502, India
2Department of Medicine, Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Tirupati-517 507, India
3Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Tirupati-517 507, India
4Department of Adult Education, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati-517 502, India
5Department of Anthropology, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati-517502, India
Corresponding author : Dr. Reddy KK
Ph.D Assistant Professor, Division of Genetics, Department of Anthropology, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati- 517 502, A.P, India
Tel: 0 94904 91276
E-mail: [email protected]
Received: January 24, 2014 Accepted: May 30, 2014 Published: June 07, 2014
Citation: Sudhakar G, Anuradha RK, Reddy TM, Chandrasekharan PA, Sathyavathi RB, et al. (2014) Body Mass Index, Social Conditions and Environmental Effect on High Blood Pressure among the Adolescent School Children. J Food Nutr Disor 3:3. doi:10.4172/2324-9323.1000140

Abstract

Body Mass Index, Social Conditions and Environmental Effect on High Blood Pressure among the Adolescent School Children

To assess the prevalence of high blood pressure (BP) and its association with body mass index, social and environmental conditions among the adolescent school children of Tirupati town of Andhra Pradesh, India.

Keywords: Adolescents; Body mass index; Blood pressure; Socioeconomic factors

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