Anthropometric and Body Composition Differences among Rural and Urban Ao Naga Tribes: Correlation between Hypertension, Haemoglobin and Obesity

Urbanization, shifts in diet, and activity patterns can increase obesity and its associated diseases. Rural Ao Nagas increasing urban migration resulted in changes in body composition variables leading to higher WSR, overweight and obesity as well as anthropometric variables like age, %BF, BFMI, WSR and WHR impacting on systolic blood pressure.