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Table 2 Prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents aged 6–17 years in Shandong

From: Prevalence of overweight and obesity and their associations with blood pressure among children and adolescents in Shandong, China

Variable Boys (%) Girls (%) All (%)
Overweight Obesity Both Overweight Obesity Botha Overweight Obesity Both
Age group (years)
6 ~ 8 12.1 11.1 23.2 9.6 11.2 20.8 11.0 11.2 22.2
9 ~ 11 11.5 16.2 27.7 8.8 7.3 16.1 10.3 12.0 22.3
12 ~ 14 13.6 8.7 22.3 10.0 5.3 15.3 11.9 7.1 19.0
15 ~ 17 10.2 8.2 18.4 10.5 2.6 13.1 10.4 5.3 15.7
Residence area
Urban 12.9 12.0 24.9 11.9 6.1 18.0 12.4 9.1 21.5
Rural 11.5 10.3 21.8 8.6 6.3 14.9 10.1 8.4 18.5
Total 12.0 10.9 22.9 9.8 6.2 16.0 10.9 8.7 19.6
  12.1a 9.4 a 21.5 a 9.7 a 5.8 a 15.5 a 11.0 7.7 18.7
  1. Note. Both, Overweight + Obesity.
  2. aWeighted prevalence was calculated taking into account differential probabilities of selection and the complex sampling design.
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