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Table 3 Percentage overweight and obese family members in Lifeways

From: Body mass index and height over three generations: evidence from the Lifeways cross-generational cohort study

    Overweight Obese
Cohort member n Group n % n %
Boys 260 1 49 18.8 17 6.5
Girls 269 1 61 22.7 21 7.8
Mother 454 2 92 20.3 36 7.9
Father 191 3 96 50.3 29 15.2
MGM 147 4 63 42.9 24 16.3
MGF 98 5 48 49.5 17 17.5
PGM 84 6 39 46.4 17 20.2
PGF 53 7 21 39.6 17 32.1
  1. MGM: Maternal grandmother, MGF: Maternal grandfather; PGM: Paternal grandmother; PGF: Paternal grandfather