De Oliveira, Mariane Helen1,2; Cheliga Ferreira Silva, Josilene2; Cheliga Ferreira, Rosemeire2; Cruz Caixeta, Jaina2; Pereira, DÃ©bora dos Santos1; Melo, Daiane Sousa1; Lopes, Larissa Novais da Silva1; Brandimiller Gottsfritz, Ingrid1
Introduction: The overweight has been increased in the past years. Nowadays, obesity is one of the biggest public health issues, and it is associated with several dysfunctions such as diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases and cancers.
Objective: To analyze the body composition in women through anthropometric formulas and bioelectrical impedance analysis.
Methods: It is a cross-sectional study with 48 non-pregnant women. Body Mass Index, Body Adiposity Index, Waist Circumference, Waist-Hip Ratio, and percentage of body fat by six skinfolds equations and bioelectrical impedance were calculated.