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Table 2 Sample characteristics by country

From: The prevalence of underweight, overweight, obesity and associated risk factors among school-going adolescents in seven African countries

Variable   Benin Djibouti Egypt Ghana Malawi Mauritania Morocco
  Code Proportion
Food insecurity 0 0.823 0.806 0.948 0.781 0.815 0.896 0.893
1 0.177 0.194 0.052 0.219 0.185 0.104 0.107
Fruit consumption 0 0.668 0.343 0.301 0.266 0.476 0.682 0.472
1 0.332 0.657 0.699 0.734 0.524 0.319 0.528
Vegetable consumption 0 0.827 0.392 0.151 0.254 0.763 0.724 0.593
1 0.173 0.608 0.849 0.746 0.237 0.277 0.407
Consistently active 0 0.678 * * 0.842 * 0.829 0.818
1 0.322 * * 0.158 * 0.171 0.182
PE class 0 0.743 * * * * 0.700 0.676
1 0.257 * * * * 0.300 0.324
No walking/biking to school 0 0.894 * 0.504 0.647 * 0.683 0.696
1 0.106 * 0.496 0.353 * 0.317 0.304
Soft drink 0 0.720 * * * * 0.495 0.536
1 0.280 * * * * 0.505 0.464
Fast food 0 0.824 * 0.882 * * 0.714 0.850
1 0.176 * 0.118 * * 0.286 0.150
Sitting 3+ hours 0 0.810 * * 0.730 * 0.629 0.740
1 0.190 * * 0.270 * 0.371 0.260
Parental support index 0 0.291 0.350 0.350 0.310 * 0.368 0.378
1 0.260 0.298 0.264 0.268 * 0.263 0.276
2 0.222 0.213 0.209 0.234 * 0.190 0.200
  3 0.227 0.140 0.177 0.188 * 0.179 0.146
  1. *Data not available for this variable from this country.