Variables lead to obesity in Canada and their significance compared to alternative variables

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dc.contributor.advisor Aydede, Yigit
dc.creator Lynn, Zoey
dc.date.accessioned 2018-09-07T15:02:22Z
dc.date.available 2018-09-07T15:02:22Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.uri http://library2.smu.ca/handle/01/27972
dc.description 1 online resource (28 p.)
dc.description Includes abstract.
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 27).
dc.description.abstract To investigate the variables that relate to obesity and the relation between those variable and its alternative when it comes to obesity. By using the data from 2014 Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) and apply logistic regression to evaluate the difference between the variables. On top of the data calculation, review related studies and public reports from Public Health of Canada and World Health Organization to conclude this report’s finding and help understanding the significance of the selected variables. Overall, maintaining high level of physical activity level and healthy and balanced diet helps control and prevent obesity situation. There are uncontrollable variables such as age and gender, but it is still manageable with the right level of active lifestyle and balanced energy intake and calories expense level. en_CA
dc.language.iso en en_CA
dc.publisher Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University
dc.title Variables lead to obesity in Canada and their significance compared to alternative variables en_CA
dc.type Text en_CA
thesis.degree.name Bachelor of Commerce (Honours Economics)
thesis.degree.level Undergraduate
thesis.degree.discipline Economics
thesis.degree.grantor Saint Mary's University (Halifax, N.S.)


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