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Table 7 The number and percentages of obese 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 584 (18.4%) 374 (14.5%) 362 (13.0%) 1320 (15.4%) 0.000
  40-59 age group 477 (17.9%) 297 (13.2%) 311 (13.5%) 1085 (15.0%) 0.000
  60-69 age group 85 (11.8%) 61 (10.6%) 64 (10.0%) 210 (10.8%) 0.565
  Sum 1146 (17.5%) 732 (13.5%) 736 (12.8%) 2614 (14.8%) 0.000
Female 20-39 age group 232 (7.9%) 144 (6.0%) 130 (5.2%) 506 (6.4%) 0.000
  40-59 age group 356 (15.1%) 282 (13.1%) 284 (13.1%) 922 (13.8%) 0.068
  60-69 age group 118 (17.5%) 92 (16.6%) 82 (14.8%) 292 (16.4%) 0.443
  Sum 706 (11.8%) 518 (10.1%) 496 (9.5%) 1720 (10.5%) 0.000
  1. Nate: BMI28 kg/m2 was defined as obesity
  2. GDP per capita: Category I > Category II > Category III