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Table 4 Prevalence of overweight and obesity among adolescents by gender, school location, and economic status of family

From: High prevalence of overweight among adolescents in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Characteristics Overweight Obesity
  % PR (95% CI) % PR (95% CI)
School location     
   Wealthy districts 20.6 1.70 (1.35, 2.13) 3.8 1.81 (1.0, 3.15)
   Less wealthy districts 12.1 1 2.1 1
Household wealthy index     
   Poorest (1st quintile) 12.3 1 3.6 1.0
   2nd quintile 11.7 0.95 (0.65, 1.39) 1.3 0.36 (0.13, 0.99)
   3rd quintile 19.9 1.62 (1.18, 2.27) 1.9 0.53 (0.22, 1.22)
   4th quintile 20.8 1.69 (1.23, 2.41) 5.3 1.47 (0.77, 3.00)
   Richest (5th quintile) 24.4 1.98 (1.46, 2.76) 4.3 1.19 (0.62, 2.47)
  1. PR: Prevalence ratio. a,b IOTF definition for overweight and obesity in adolescents[15].