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Table 1 Distribution of the study samples by age, sex and survey year

From: Trends in overweight and obesity in Lebanon: evidence from two national cross-sectional surveys (1997 and 2009)

Age groups (years) 1997 2009
  Males Females Both Sexes Males Females Both Sexes
  n = 859 n = 1145 n = 2004 n = 1720 n = 1916 n = 3636
   n(%)    n(%)  
6-9 102(11.9) 94(8.2) 196(9.8) 131(7.6) 119(6.2) 250(6.9)
10-19 256(29.8) 336(29.3) 592(29.5) 345(20.1) 344(18.0) 689(18.9)
20-39 198(23.1) 370(32.3) 568(28.3) 649(37.7) 785(41.0) 1434(39.4)
40-59 183(21.3) 243(21.2) 426(21.3) 373(21.7) 449(23.4) 822(22.6)
≥60 120(14.0) 102(8.9) 222(11.1) 222(12.9) 219(11.4) 441(12.1)