Journal of Women's Health Care

Journal of Women's Health Care
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0420


Ahmad Mujtaba Barekzai

Department of Community Nutrition, Ghazanfar Institute of Health Science, Ministry of Public Health, Kabul, Afghanistan

  • Research Article   
    Changes in Dietary Intake and Body Weight among Adults during Covid-19 Pandemic in Afghanistan
    Author(s): Ahmad Mujtaba Barekzai*, Beheshta Baraki and Marhaba Barekzai

    Background: There is no study investigating the changes of dietary intake and body weight during COVID-19 in Afghanistan. Therefore, we aimed to examine the changes of dietary intake and body weight during COVID-19 pandemic among Afghan adults in Afghanistan. Methods: The current study is an online survey among the Afghan population in Afghanistan, which was conducted on 3200 Afghan adults (2800 men and 400 women) ages 18-60 years between 15 August 2020 and 10 May 2021. The inclusion criteria were age over 18 years old, both genders, interested of participants in the study, and internet access. The age under 18 years old, pregnant and breastfeeding women were not included in this study. Results: The (12.5%) of study participants were females. Almost (56.34% from 3200 participants) of the study population decreased the bodyweight. Additionally, over half percent of study part.. View More»

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