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Table 4 Age and sex-specific prevalence of overweight/obesity among 2805 randomly selected residents of Salamis, 20 years of age and older.

From: Prevalence, and associated risk factors, of self-reported diabetes mellitus in a sample of adult urban population in Greece: MEDICAL Exit Poll Research in Salamis (MEDICAL EXPRESS 2002)

  Men Women Total
Age group (years) Overweight % Obese % Overweight % Obese % Overweight % Obese %
20–29 46.3 11.0 19.9 3.4 32.6 7.0
30–39 49.8 20.1 27.2 9.4 37.9 14.5
40–49 56.1 23.6 40.2 14.8 48.3 19.3
50–59 55.9 27.0 43.2 28.2 49.4 27.6
60–69 55.0 22.9 45.5 24.7 50.3 23.8
≥70 59.2 16.4 39.2 22.5 48.7 19.6
Total 53.5 20.1 35.2 16.6 44.2 18.4
95%CI 50.9–56.2 18.1–22.1 32.8–37.7 15.2–19.2 42.4–46.1 16.9–19.8
  1. Overweight: Subjects with BMI = 25–29.99 kg/m2 Obese: Subjects with BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2