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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population (n = 1414)

From: A study of the dietary intake of Cypriot children and adolescents aged 6–18 years and the association of mother’s educational status and children’s weight status on adherence to nutritional recommendations

  Number %
Gender   
Males 546 38.6
Females 868 61.4
Area   
Urban 783 55.4
Rural 631 44.6
Age group   
6.0-8.9 y 320 22.6
9.0-13.9 y 525 37.1
14.0-18.9 y 569 40.2
Body weight classification (IOTF) a   
Underweight 99 9.1
Normal weight 678 62.8
Overweight 210 19.4
Obese 93 8.6
  1. aThere were missing data on 334 participants (23.6%); percentages calculated based on the participants for whom information was available.