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Table 2 Distribution of BMI/Percentage of thinness, normal weight, overweight and obesity in Argentina (2004 and 2005) and Norway (1995-1997) according to Cole (2000, 2007)

From: Weight status and hypertension among adolescent girls in Argentina and Norway: Data from the ENNyS and HUNT studies

  Argentina
(n = 669)
Norway
(n = 2,050)
  % [CI95%]** % [CI95%]
Thinness 0.6 (0.3; 1.3) 0.9 (0.5; 1.3)
Normal weight 80.6 (74.6; 85.4) 84.2 (82.7; 85.8)
Overweight 14.5 (10.2; 20.3) 12.1 (10.7; 13.6)
Obesity 4.3 (2.1; 8.5) 2.7 (2.0; 3.4)
  1. **95% CI calculated by SPSS complex analysis
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