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Table 3 Body-mass index (BMI) according to age and gender in ≥ 60 year-old participating subjects.

From: Anthropometric measures and nutritional status in a healthy elderly population

   Edad   
   60–64 years 65–69 years 70–74 years 75–79 years 80 year and more Total
Sex BMI n % n % n % n % n % n %
Women <18.5 4 1.1 2 1.0 4 2.8 2 2.2 2 3.4 14 1.6
  18.5 – 24.99 123 33.2 57 27.3 42 29.8 39 42.9 26 44.8 287 33.0
  ≥25 244 65.8 150 71.8 95 67.4 50 54.9 30 51.7 569 65.4
Men <18.5 3 0.9 2 0.6 3 1.4 2 1.3 3 3.2 13 1.2
  18.5 – 24.99 110 34.7 117 36.7 91 41.9 66 43.4 43 46.2 427 38.9
  ≥25 204 64.4 200 62.7 123 56.7 84 55.3 47 50.5 658 59.9
Total <18.5 7 1.0 4 0.8 7 2.0 4 1.6 5 3.3 27 1.4
  18.5 – 24.99 233 33.9 174 33.0 133 37.2 105 43.2 69 45.7 714 36.3
  ≥25 448 65.1 350 66.3 218 60.9 134 55.1 77 51.0 1227 62.3