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Table 4 Age-adjusted prevalence of obesity and overweight in Golestan Cohort Study (North-East of Iran) and Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study. [21] (Tehran, Iran)

From: Obesity and hypertension in an Iranian cohort study; Iranian women experience higher rates of obesity and hypertension than American women

   Golestan Cohort Study Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study
Overweight (%) Overall 62.2 63.1
  Men 53.7 57.0
  Women 68.6 67.6
Obesity (%) Overall 28.0 23.1
  Men 16.2 14.4
  Women 34.9 29.5