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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of study participants

From: Substantial variation across geographic regions in the obesity prevalence among 6–8 years old Hungarian children (COSI Hungary 2016)

  Number Percent
Total
Girls
Boys
5332
2579
2753
100
51.6
48.4
Age
6-year-old
7-year-old
8-year-old
1180
2651
1501
22.1
49.7
28.2
Geographic region
Central Hungary
Western Transdanubia
Central Transdanubia
Southern Transdanubia
Northern Hungary
Northern Great Plain
Southern Great Plain
1524
491
539
386
670
970
752
28.6
9.2
10.1
7.2
12.6
18.2
14.1
Level of urbanizationa
Urban
Semi-urban
Rural
1598
1932
1802
30.0
36.2
33.8
  1. aUrban: ≥ 500 inhabitants/ km2. Semi-urban: < 500 and ≤ 100 inhabitants/ km2. Rural: < 100 inhabitants/ km2