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Table 6 The number and percentages of overweight participants

From: Is economic environment associated with the physical activity levels and obesity in Chinese adults? A cross-sectional study of 30 regions in China

   Category I Category II Category III Total P
Male 20-39 age group 1707 (53.9%) 1221 (47.2%) 1293 (46.3%) 4221 (49.4%) P < 0.01
  40-59 age group 1636 (61.5%) 1257 (55.9%) 1310 (56.7%) 4203 (58.2%) P < 0.01
  60-69 age group 379 (53.5%) 275 (47.8%) 291 (45.4%) 945 (48.8%) P < 0.05
  Sum 3722 (56.8%) 2753 (50.9%) 2894 (50.4%) 9369 (52.9%) P < 0.01
Female 20-39 age group 889 (30.1%) 579 (24.0%) 665 (26.6%) 2133 (27.1%) P < 0.01
  40-59 age group 1281 (54.5%) 1085 (50.4%) 1131 (52.1%) 3497 (52.4%) P < 0.05
  60-69 age group 400 (59.3%) 320 (57.7%) 305 (55.2%) 1025 (57.5%) P > 0.05
  Sum 2570 (43.0%) 1985 (38.7%) 2101 (40.2%) 6656 (40.8%) P < 0.01
  1. Note: BMI24 kg/m2 was defined as overweight
  2. GDP per capita: Category I > Category II > Category III