Prevalence and associated factors of overweight/obesity among type2 diabetic outpatients in Southwest Ethiopia

Abdissa D., Dukessa A., Babusha A.

HELIYON, vol.7, no.2, 2021 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2021.e06339
  • Journal Name: HELIYON
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, Food Science & Technology Abstracts, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Keywords: Prevalence, Determinants, Overweight/obesity, Diabetes, SOCIOECONOMIC-STATUS, OBESITY, RISK, MELLITUS
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: No


Purpose: Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a major global health threat worldwide. Obesity and overweight is major risk factor for its development. This study aimed to assess the prevalence and associated factors of overweight/obesity among diabetic outpatients at Jimma Medical Center, Southwest Ethiopia.