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Table 2 Tunisian population aged 25 years and above, obesity and smoking prevalence trends by gender and age groups in 1997 and 2005

From: Forecasting Tunisian type 2 diabetes prevalence to 2027: validation of a simple model

  1997 2005
Age groups Population N (Thousand) Diabetes mellitus type II (%) Smoking (%) Obesity (%) Population N (Thousand) Diabetes mellitus type II (%) Smoking (%) Obesity (%)
  M* W** M W M W M W M W M W M W M W
25-34 733 751 8.0 6.8 58.8 0.9 4.9 17.3 798 849 13.9 9.2 50.0 6.8 7.3 17.3
35-44 549 546 8.6 8.6 49.7 1.9 11.3 28.8 671 706 15.9 11.8 53.8 2.6 14.4 33.7
45-54 318 329 15.6 13.6 43.4 2.0 8.3 38.8 522 516 17.2 14.8 47.0 2.0 20.4 45.5
55-64 261 264 18.4 21.0 33.4 2.0 7.4 32.5 282 299 22.6 21.9 42.4 2.0 17.0 35.2
65-74 174 201 15.3 22.2 33.4 1.4 8.2 25.9 226 225 16.9 21.3 26.2 2.2 10.4 28.1
75+ 90 85 23.5 26.4 33.6 0.9 10.0 15.7 126 119 18.7 16.8 18.8 1.4 10.0 19.9
Total 2125 2175 13.5 12.9 48.0 1.5 7.9 26.0 2625 2713 16.1 14.1 45.0 2.5 13.1 29.9
  1. *M: Men.
  2. **W: Women.
  3. N: Number.