The Relationship between Body Mass Index (BMI) and Waist Circumference (WC) to fasting blood glucose level based on medical check up result of PT. X Regional Jakarta Employees Year 2016
BMI indicate body weight in relation to height and are useful for providing a measure of overweight and obesity in adult populations. Waist circumference used as a surrogate estimate of abdominal fat. The increased prevalence of obesity is associated to the increased incidence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Indonesia ranks seventh the prevalence of diabetes worldwith with 12,191,564 diabetics in 2013 and predicted to increase up to 21,257,000 in 2030. Jakarta is one of the highest obesity prevalence provinces based on BMI. Cross sectional used as research design to analyze secondary data on medical check up result of PT. X Regional Jakarta employees year 2016. Data were analyzed by univariate, bivariate with Chi Square Test and Spearman Rank Correlation Test. The BMI mean obtained at 26,49 kg/m2. There was a relationship between BMI to fasting blood glucose level (r = 0.082, p value = 0.0001) with weak relation and positive pattern. There was also a relationship between Waist Circumference to fasting blood glucose level with p value = 0.01; PR = 1.47 (95%CI: 1.21-1.80). PT. X Regional Jakarta is expected to consider the medical check up results in designing preventive/health promotion programs in workplace.