Knowledge And Attitudes Of Obesity Among Rural People: A Sociological Analysis

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Dr. S.Subramani


Health Is Essential For Organized Social Life. If Societies Are To Function Smoothly And Effectively, The Members Must Be So Healthy As To Engage In Productive Actives. It Is Only When Their Health Is Sound That They Can Engage In Productive Activities. Were They Ill Or Injured, They Will No Longer Be Able To Function Adequately. In Such Condition, The Capacity To Work And Earn May Go Down Which Will In Turn Cause Mental Agony To The Individual As Well As Economic Hardship To The Family. Today’s Scenario The Problem Of Obesity Is Enhanced When There Is Adaptation Of Wrong Lifestyle In Day To Day Life. The Lifestyle Practices Are Pro-Active Approach Towards Optimum Health And Wellness Wrong Food Diet, Physical Inactivity, Sedentary Lifestyle, Lack Of Sleep, Mental Stress And Tension, Alcohol And Smoking Are The Major Culprits. The Wrong Lifestyle Leads To Obesity, High Blood Pressure, Heart Attack And Diabetes, Cancer Etc. So A Person’s Life Style That Plays A Crucial Role In Their Health. In Order To Understand That To Analysis The Rural People’s Knowledge And Attitudes Of Obesity, The Present Study Is Taken Up In Annagramam Village Of Cuddalore District.

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