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Table 1 Description of the study population by gender, age group and region of residence.

From: Design and descriptive results of the "Growth, Exercise and Nutrition Epidemiological Study In preSchoolers": The GENESIS Study

  Boys Girls
  n % n %
Age Group     
First (1–2 yrs old) 100 8.2 107 9.3
Second (2–3 yrs old) 274 22.5 226 19.6
Third (3–4 yrs old) 488 40.1 434 37.5
Fourth (4–5 yrs old) 356 29.2 389 33.7
Region of Residence     
Rural Areas & Small Towns 261 21.4 247 21.4
Urban Areas 281 23.1 252 21.8
Large Urban Areas 676 55.5 657 56.8
Total 1218   1156