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Table 1 Description of the Urban Sample 1

From: Overweight and obesity in urban Africa: A problem of the rich or the poor?

Variables  
Time lapse (between survey 1 and survey 2)  
   Mean (Standard deviation) 11.6 (1.5)
  Percentage
Education (%)
   None 25.7
   Primary 40.1
   Secondary+ 34.2
Working status  
   Not working 44.2
   Working 55.9
Age  
   15-19 20.7
   20-24 21.9
   25-29 19.4
   30-34 14.5
   35+ 23.6
Marital status  
   Never married 29.8
   Currently married 60.6
   Other 9.6
Parity  
   <2 45.5
   2-3 25.5
   4-5 14.6
   6+ 14.4
Country  
   Burkina Faso 16.4
   Ghana 16.0
   Kenya 12.4
   Malawi 10.4
   Niger 7.3
   Senegal 17.4
   Tanzania 20.2
   N 19,992
  1. Note: Household wealth is not shown; 1Based on weighted percentage