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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part B

A study of body mass index between private and government school children


Author(s): Dheeraj Sangwan

Abstract: Body Mass Index is an easily accessible and viable tool for assessing obesity. This study investigated the difference in Body mass index (BMI) between Private and Government school children. A total of 150 school children (age 13-17) were selected for the study out of which 75 were from private schools and 75 were from government schools. Body Mass Index (BMI) was calculated by dividing weight in kilograms by height in meters squared for all the students. Independent t test shown that private school students BMI (29.31+3.72) is significantly higher than Government school students BMI (21.12+5.07).

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Dheeraj Sangwan. A study of body mass index between private and government school children. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2016;3(1):63-65.
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