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Incidence of Obesity and Hypertension among Hyatt Employees in Aruba, 2012

Issue: 
DOI: 
10:7727/wimj.2016.215
Pages: 
75–79
Synopsis: 
This analysis of the prevalence of obesity, hypertension and diabetes is a critical aspect for the health care of the Aruban population. This study is a point prevalence assessment of these factors in a small subset of the population, hotel workers at the Hyatt.

ABSTRACT

Objective: Obesity and hypertension, which are associated with cardiovascular disease and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, has become a major health concern in Aruba. The present study aims to determine the incidence of obesity and potential hypertension among Hyatt employees in Oranjestad, Aruba. 

Accepted: 
24 Aug, 2016
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e-Published: 30 Aug, 2016
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