Association Between Fast-food and Obesity: A Study on The Corporate Employees of Bangladesh

Objective: The study’s general objective is to investigate the association between fast food and obesity among the corporate employees of Bangladesh.

Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was carried out in different corporate organizations located in 101 respondents, the capital of Bangladesh, from September 2021 to September 2022 both in offline and online. The random sampling technique was used for the high-representative study.

Result: Among 101 participants, 42 (41.6%) were male, and 59 (58.4%) were female. It was found that among 101 of the participants in the survey, 70 had a higher BMI than 25, indicating obesity. In case of Correlation analysis between different fast foods and obesity, six types of fast foods were significantly and positively correlated with obesity.

Conclusion:This study examined the relationship between fast food intake and obesity among corporate employees in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Keywords: Corporate employees; Co-morbidities; Fast-food; Lifestyle; Obesity