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Table 1 Participant characteristics (N = 578)

From: Body weight, weight perceptions and food intake patterns. A cross-sectional study among male recruits in the Norwegian National Guard

Variable Recruits
Age, mean years, (CI) 19.7 (19.6-19.8)
BMI, mean kg/m2, (CI) 23.2 (22.9-23.6)
BMI <18.5, % 5.4
BMI 18.5-25, % 66.4
BMI >25-30, % 24.2
BMI >30, % 4.0
Smoking status, %  
   Current smokers 33.2
   Nonsmokers 66.4
Light physical activity, %  
   <1 h/week 7.0
   1-2 h/week 22.6
   3-4 h/week 27.5
   ≥5 h/week 42.9
Hard physical activity, %  
   <1 h/week 13.6
   1-2 h/week 27.4
   3-4 h/week 27.4
   ≥5 h/week 31.7