Overweight Risk Factors of Men Aged 19-29 Years in Indonesia

Mahmud Aditya Rifqi, Hardinsyah Hardinsyah


The objective of this study was analyzed the risk factors of overweight men aged 19-29 years in Indonesia. The study used electronic files data of National Basic Health Research (BHR) year 2010.The statistical analyses included 15677 men age 19-29 who live in rural and urban area. The prevalence of overweight (include obese) among men was 9.1%. The results showed that the significant risk factors of overweight men were marital status (OR married=2.076, CI: 1.855-2.324), household income (OR income =1.660, CI: 1.451-1.900), Urban-rural settlement (OR for living in urban=1.422, CI: 1.253-1.614), physical activity (OR for sedentary lifestyle=1.342, CI: 1.165- 1.545), educational level (OR for high educational level= 0.603, CI: 0.531-0.684) energyy adequacy from fat (OR >25% =1.188; CI: 1.035-1.365). This implies that controlling intake of energy dense diet, increasing physical activity and healthy lifestyle is important to be promoted to prevent overweight or reduce prevalence of overweight among 19-29 aged men in Indonesia. 

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