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Table 2 Change over time in the prevalence1 of overweight and obesity in urban areas of the selected countries

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

  Survey 1 Survey 2 Var (%)2
Not overweight/obese 76.8 68.6 -10.7
Overweight/obese 23.2 31.4 35.5
   Overweight 5.3 6.0 14.5
   Obese 17.9 25.4 41.7
Statistical significance p = 0.000  
   N 5,887 14,105  
  1. 1Based on weighted percentage
  2. 2Percentage of variation between survey 1 and survey 2