Dr. Mehak Yusuf, Dr. Numrah Nawaz, Dr. Kainat Shoukat
Background: Females are mostly observed with obesity. Various chronic disorders result due to obesity. Objective: The objective of this research was to determine the incidence of obesity and factors associated with it among selected women. Patients and Methods: This illustrated research study was organized at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Lahore (September 2017 to August 2018). The people enrolled in this study were 400. The Selection was made with an error margin of five percent and at a confidence interval of 95%. The incidence of obesity observed among women was 35% to 40%. Simple irregular sampling technique was employed for sample selection. The age of selected women was between 15 to 64 years. Information was assembled by means of a questionnaire by conducting interviews. SPSS was used for data assessment. Results: The connection between workout (P < 0.001) and BMI was remarkable. The results showed 48% of female obese out of 400. The age group that was more vulnerable to overweight was 26 – 35 years. Conclusion: There is a requirement to make the people aware related to healthy standard particularly the significance of the physical activity, intake of calorie and healthy diet in order to avoid obesity. Keywords: Obesity, Sample, Women, Factors, Association and Physical Activity.