Barrackpore Health Study

BARRACKPORE POPULATION HEALTH RESEARCH FOUNDATION


Completed


Project Title

Comparison of patterns of diabetes and abnormal glucose and insulin between Australia and India

Time

Year 2010-11

Funded by

Australia-India Council, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Australia) AND 'Barrackpore Health Study Research Fund'

Synopsis

Blood was drawn from individual only after the individual agreed verbally and signed the written consent form in presence of two witnesses. Blood collection forms were duly filled up and completed after recording blood pressure, height, weight, waist circumference and hip circumference. None of the individual reported any reaction after blood collection. All the blood reports were given to the respective individuals 10-14 days after blood collection date and kept a photocopy of the report in office file which was signed by the member who had received the blood report. All the blood collection forms and reports were archived under the safe custody

Title

Prevalence and determinants of obesity in the adult population of Barrackpore - A Cross-sectional Study

Time

Year 2012-13

Objectives

To determine the prevalence of obesity; To study the relationship of obesity with age; To identify predictors of obesity

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