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Inactivity, Obesity, High BP More Prevalent In Urban Indians: ICMR

The Indian Council of Medical Research, in its national non-communicable disease survey, has indicated that 51.7% urban adults are physically inactive, in contrast to 36.1% rural adults. Among 10,569 people (aged between 18-69 years) surveyed, prevalence of obesity and overweight in urban areas was 11.2% and 42.5% respectively against for rural areas' 3.7% and 18%. The report also suggested that high blood pressure was more common in urban… read-more

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 - 12:35 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: ICMR, National Non-Communicable Disease, obesity, Blood Pressure, Rural India, Urban India

Courtesy: The Tribune