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Table 2 Prevalence of underweight, normal weight, overweight and obesity by gender among 7–17 years old schoolchildren

From: Prevalence of overweight/obesity in relation to dietary habits and lifestyle among 7–17 years old children and adolescents in Lithuania

  7-9 years 10-13 years 14-17 years
  Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls
Underweight 5.7*,** 8.9*** 6.9* 12.7 8.9* 14.6
Normal weight 74.5 71.8 76.9* 69.3 75.9 76.8
Overweight 13.1 14.5** 11.6 14.9** 12.8* 6.8
Obesity 6.7** 4.8** 4.6 3.1 2.4 1.8
  1. Values are percentages
  2. *P < 0.05 in comparison with girls
  3. **P < 0.05 in comparison with 14–17-year age group
  4. ***P < 0.05 in comparison with 10–13-year and 14–17-year age groups
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