International Scholarly Research Notices / 2013 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Advising Obese Adults about Diet and Physical Activity in Sousse, Tunisia

Table 4

Distribution of tests and/or measurements taken by a health care provider at any time in the past 12 months among adults by obesity status in the region of Sousse, Tunisia.

Obesity
No (%)Yes (%)

Have you visited a health care facility in the past 12 months for your routine health care856 (64.8)382 (74.3)<0.001
Weight was taken by a health care provider at any time in the past 12 months217 (25.5)117 (30.9)0.05
Height was taken by a health care provider at any time in the past 12 months138 (16.2)74 (19.5)0.15
Hip circumference was taken by a health care provider at any time in the past 12 months44 (5.2)21 (5.5)0.79
Waist circumference was taken by a health care provider at any time in the past 12 months41 (4.8)27 (7.1)0.11
Blood cholesterol was taken by a health care provider at any time in the past 12 months203 (23.9)169 (44.7)<0.001
Blood pressure was taken by a health care provider at any time in the past 12 months427 (50.1)256 (67.4)<0.001
Blood glucose was taken by a health care provider at any time in the past 12 months240 (28.2)193 (51.1)<0.001