Objectives : This study was performed to find out the relationships between abdominal fat and eating attitude in obese climacteric women.
Methods : 42 obese climacteric women were recruited in August 2007. Anthropometry has been done and abdominal fat distribution had been assessed by CT scan at the level of L4-5 and eating attitude was measured using Korean Eating Attitude Test-26.
Results : There were significant correlations between body mass index, percent of body fat and eating attitude. Total abdominal fat and visceral fat also increased with KEAT-26.
Conclusions : There were relationships among eating attitude total fat, abdominal fat and visceral fat in obese climacteric women.