00234 Overweight Risk

Domain 2: nutrition
Class 1: ingestion
Diagnostic Code: 00234
Nanda label: overweight risk
Diagnostic focus: overweight
Approved 2013 • Revised 2017 • Evidence level 3.2

NANDA Nursing Diagnosis Definition

Nanda nursing diagnosis « overweight risk ” is defined as: likely to accumulate excessive fat for age and sex, which can compromise health.

Risk factors

  • abnormal patterns of eating behavior
  • Abnormal food perception patterns
  • Average daily physical activity is lower than recommended according to sex and age
  • Consumption of sugary drinks
  • Dysomnias
  • Energy expenditure lower than energy consumption based on a standard assessment
  • Excessive alcohol consumption
  • Fear of running out of food
  • Frequent peck
  • Eat frequently in restaurants or eat foods usually
  • Insufficient knowledge of modifiable factors
  • Insufficient dietary calcium intake in children
  • Size of the larger portions of the recommended
  • Sedentary behavior for ? 2 hours a day
  • Decrease in daily sleep hours
  • Solid foods as the main food source with an age <5 months

Risk population

  • Adult: Body mass index close to 25 kg/m2
  • Child 2-18 years: Body mass index near the 85 or 25 kg/m2
  • Child <2 years: Weight in relation to the height of the 95th percentile
  • Children who are at the limit of body mass index or at the top of the percentiles
  • Children with high percentages of body mass index according to age and sex
  • People at economic disadvantage
  • People who experience premature puberty
  • People who experience rapid weight increase during childhood
  • People who experience rapid weight increase during breastfeeding
  • People who inherit related factors
  • People who were not fed exclusively with breast milk
  • People who were obese during childhood
  • People whose mothers suffer from diabetes
  • People whose mothers smoked during childhood
  • People whose mothers smoked during pregnancy
  • People with high score in binge and restriction food behaviors
  • People whose parents are obese

Associated problems

  • Congenital genetic diseases