Create a 6 pages page paper that discusses obesity among school students and young people in saudi arabia. Saudi government should pay top attention to the public health and clinical medicine to prevent the obesity and overweight among school children and adolescents.
If we analyses the above table, we can understand the child obesity is the major concern in Middle East as it occupies the second place in the global child obesity figures. In recent years, obesity among school children and adolescent has attained epidemic scale in Saudi Arabia. The causes for obesity may be attributed to lifestyle, genetic and demographic factors.
The main objective of this research essay will be to make a research about the obesity among school students and young people in Saudi Arabia, what are the causes for the same, the prevention measures by researching into the various previous empirical studies made on the subject.
Childhood obesity is a serious health issue as it culminates into adulthood obese later and ends in higher risk of chronic diseases. If unattended, it may end up in various diseases like type 2 diabetes mellitus, impaired glucose tolerance, cardiovascular diseases, poor-self esteem, disturbed quality of life and depression. Past empirical studies carried over in Saudi Arabia about the obesity among school children were restricted to male children that too from a single city or province. There is no definite data available on the national level about the obesity among school children in Saudi Arabia as of date. The main aim of this research study is to prove the existence of obesity and overweight with adequate evidence and recommendations to prevent the same in the near future.
This research will use the secondary data, particularly, the past empirical studies made on the subject to address the research question. As per Cowton (1998), employing secondary data will be having many advantages as the primary data are either costly, biased or in a majority of cases, it is inaccessible.