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Table 1 Classification of 2190 children in normal weight and overweight at 2 and 5-7 years of age.

From: Quantification of the energy gap in young overweight children. The PIAMA birth cohort study

  Age (years)
  2 5-7
BMI-categories* Total
(n = 2190)
Girls
(n = 1061)
Boys
(n = 1129)
Total
(n = 2190)
Girls
(n = 1061)
Boys
(n = 1129)
Normal weight (%) 92.6 91.1 94.1 90.0 87.2 92.7
Overweight (%) 7.4 8.9 6.0 10.0 12.5 7.4
  1. BMI, body mass index.
  2. * Classification is based on age and sex specific international BMI cut off points for children[10].