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Antsvorio epidemiologin? situacija Lietuvoje ir jo kontrol?s galimybi? pirmin?je sveikatos prieži?roje vertinimas Epidemiological situation of overweight in Lithuania and the evaluation of its control possibilities in primary health care

by Vaisvalavi?ius, Vytautas

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Aim of study to evaluate the epidemiological situation of overweight among Lithuanian adult population and its control possibilities in primary health care. Objectives- to evaluate the prevalence of overweight and obesity among Lithuanian population aged 20-64 years and its trends over 1994-2004, to determine the associations between overweight and social factors such as sex, age, the level of education and the place of residence and healt behaviuor,to determine the links between overweight and subjective health, to assess the level of giving advice on diet and physical activity by health care specialists and attempts of overweight persons to control their weight,to evaluate the possibilities of weight control in primary health care applying minimal intervention.
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Advisor:Abaravi?ius, Algis; Tamoši?nas, Abdonas; Radišauskas, Ri?ardas; Zaborskis, Apolinaras; Kardelis, K?stutis; Valius, Leonas; Bartkevi?i?t?, Roma

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Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:paplitimas pirmin? prieži?ra primary care overweight prevalence antsvoris

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Date of Publication:01/31/2006

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