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Table 1 Characteristic of included studies in meta-analysis

From: The prevalence of overweight and obesity among Iranian military personnel: a systematic review and meta-analysis

First author Year of pulication Mean age (SD) or range Sample size Location (city/province) Type of military force Prevalence of overweight Prevalece of obesity Quality of study
Fallahi [22] 2013 39.4 (7.70) 100 Center of Iran (Tehran) All forces 0.484 0.108 Intermediate
Karimi Zarchi [31] 2010 30.4 (8.80) 405 Center of Iran (Tehran) All forces 0.209 Low
Pourtaghi [30] 2014 18–30 12,635 Center of Iran (Tehran) Ground force 0.115 Low
Iravani [25] 2010 35 (7.50) 380 South of Iran Ground force 0.506 0.146 High
Khoshdel [26] 2012 37.4 (6.40) 96 South of Iran Air force (Parachutists) 0.469 0.105 Intermediate
Payab [29] 2017 33.37 (7.75) 2200 Center of Iran (Tehran) All forces 0.476 0.151 Intermediate
Ghanbary sartang [23] 2016 36.5 (3.14) 100 Center of Iran (Tehran) Navy 0.690 0.150 High
Maleki [27] 2016 20–60 1000 Center of Iran (Tehran) Air force 0.417 0.110 Low
Marzabadi E [28] 2011 25–50 749 National All forces 0.350 0.062 High
Angoorani [24] 2014 37 (7.0) 255 Center of Iran (Tehran) All forces 0.490 0.231 High