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Table 2 Prevalence of overweight and obesity among urbanized adult Nigerians, by gender

From: Obesity epidemic has emerged among Nigerians

Body-mass index category Body-mass index cut-off point Women (%) Men (%)
Normal weight 18.50 – 24.99 26 43
Overweight 25.00 – 29.99 32 42
Obese ≥ 30.00 42 15