Exploring the Impact of Obesity on Social Cohesiveness among 10th Grade Students


  • Muhammad Mukhtyar Assistant professor Department of Education Universty of Makran Panjgur Balochistan
  • Summayya Mukhtyar MBBS Allama Iqbal Medical College Lahore
  • Muhammad Ahmad Mukhtyar MBBS, Services Institute of Medical Sciences, Lahore




Impact of Obesity, Social Cohesiveness, 10th Grade Students, Dera Ghazi Khan, Body Mass Index


 It is very essential to address about Obesity due to its various fitness concerns, fiscal impact, and the extensive societal and public fitness challenges it shows. Stopping and handling obesity is indispensable to advance individual well-being and decrease the strain on healthcare arrangements and society as a whole. It is a descriptive study in nature and a survey technique was used to conduct this study. To measure Social cohesion a questionnaire about what is happening in this classroom (WIHIC) was developed. The weight of the students was measured by the weight machine in Kilograms and the height of the students was measured by the meter rod into meter. All the students of 10th grade from district Dera Ghazi Khan constituted the population of the study. The sample was selected randomly from the schools of Dera Ghazi Kahn. Out of four Tehsil of District Dera Ghazi Kahn, two Tehsil were randomly selected. From each selected Tehsil five schools were selected through random sampling. From each school, one section was selected adopting the cluster sampling technique. Student’s cohesiveness was influenced by their level of obesity. The overweight students were socially less cohesive as compared to the normal and underweight students.




How to Cite

Muhammad Mukhtyar, Summayya Mukhtyar, & Muhammad Ahmad Mukhtyar. (2024). Exploring the Impact of Obesity on Social Cohesiveness among 10th Grade Students. Open Access Public Health and Health Administration Review, 2(2), 22–29. https://doi.org/10.59644/oaphhar.2(2).84