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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics between non-obese and overweight/obese group (N = 1014)

From: Metabolic syndrome among 13 year old adolescents: prevalence and risk factors

  Non-obese (N = 756)
Mean (SD) or Percentage (%)
Overweight/Obese (N = 258)
Mean (SD) or percentage (%)
Total (N = 1014)
Mean (SD) or percentage (%)
Total 74.6% 25.4% 100%
Age 12.87 ± 0.32 12.88 ± 0.36 12.88 ± 0.33
Gender  
Male
Female
36.7%
63.2%
42.2%
57.8%
38.2%
61.8%
Ethnicity  
Malay
Chinese
Indian
Others
83.9%
8.1%
5.0%
2.9%
82.6%
10.9%
4.3%
2.3%
83.6%
8.8%
4.8%
2.8%
Location  
Urban
Rural
52.7%
47.2%
56.6%
43.4%
53.7%
46.3%