Objective: This study aims to determine the description of prediabetes events in children based on socio-demographic, anthropometric, and lifestyle characteristics. Method: This cross-sectional study involved 110 school-aged children and their parents. Physical Activity Questionnaire for Older Children (PAQ-C) was used to examine children's physical activity, HbA1c measured to evaluate diabetes status, and feeding behavior questionnaire is given to students and through interviews. Results: Prevalence of overweight and obese children who have an HbA1c level between 5.2% and 5.6% was 62.7%. Obese and overweight children are less support from family 72.2%, exercise once a week 82.7% with duration less than 60 min 68.2%, the habit of snacking 64.5%, and consumption of fast food ≥ two times a week 62.7%. Conclusion: Socio-demographic, cultural family, and lifestyle play a role in increasing the risk of incident prediabetes in overweight and obese children of school age.
- HbA1c level