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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics (N = 858) of participants

From: Vitamin D level and its association with adiposity among multi-ethnic adults in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: a cross sectional study

Characteristic N (Weighted %)
Districts  
 Bangsar 236 (28.2)
 Keramat 255 (21.1)
 Pudu 253 (24.8)
 Sentul 114 (25.9)
Gender  
 Male 77 (9.1)
 Female 781 (90.9)
Age (years)  
  < 30 137 (15.9)
 30–39 279 (31.6)
 40–49 293 (34.9)
  ≥ 50 149 (17.6)
Ethnicity  
 Malay 660 (76.9)
 Chinese 125 (16.4)
 Indian 63 (8.3)
 Others 10 (0.4)
Religion  
 Islam 666 (75.3)
 Buddhist 99 (12.8)
 Hindu 53 (6.8)
 Christian 34 (4.5)
 Others 6 (0.5)
Marital statusb  
 Single 103 (14.6)
 Married 611 (84.0)
 Divorced/Widowed 14 (1.4)
Body mass index (kg/m2)a  
 Underweight (<17.5) 32 (4.1)
 Normal (17.5–22.9) 316 (36.4)
 Overweight (23.0–27.9) 207 (24.2)
 Obese (≥28.0) 303 (35.3)
  1. a Classification according to World Health Organization for Asians
  2. b N = 728