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Table 3 Trends in Prevalence of overweight and obesity among Chinese children and adolescents aged 7-18y by WGOC criteria: 2011–2015

From: Prevalence and stabilizing trends in overweight and obesity among children and adolescents in China, 2011-2015

  2011 2015   Overweight p Obesity p
N N 2011 2015 2011 2015
All 1458 1084   10.6 11.8 0.3507 8.4 9.6 0.3113
Age
 7–11 762 698   10.6 11.0 0.8051 11.4 9.7 0.2993
 12–18 696 386   10.6 13.2 0.2034 5.2 9.3 0.0086
Gender
 Boys 743 554   13.6 13.7 0.9483 9.2 11.7 0.1296
 Girls 715 530   7.6 9.8 0.1579 7.7 7.4 0.8255
Area
 Urban 440 282   14.1 13.8 0.9214 9.8 13.1 0.1621
 Rural 1018 802   9.1 11.1 0.1661 7.9 8.4 0.7001
Region
 North 461 302   15.0 15.9 0.7283 13.9 16.6 0.3111
 South 997 782   8.6 10.2 0.2482 5.9 6.9 0.3966
  1. WGOC Working Group for Obesity in China