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Table 1 Percentage* and number of study participants by key variables in each of the surveys

From: Do trends in the prevalence of overweight by socio-economic position differ between India’s most and least economically developed states?

  Women   Women   Women   Men   Men  
1998–99 2005–06 2015–16 2005–06 2015–16
% Freq % Freq % Freq % Freq % Freq
Most developed states
Overweight 18.24 2220 24.12 3377 27.26 13,598 14.19 1658 24.15 3323
Age 15–29 38.44 4677 33.84 4737 33.11 16,518 48.73 6041 44.76 7056
Age 30–39 36.05 4386 38.90 5446 36.15 18,033 25.58 3145 25.76 4054
Age 40–49 (54 males) 25.52 3105 27.26 3817 30.73 15,331 25.69 3088 29.48 4454
Urban 40.35 4910 49.40 6916 35.40 17,656 59.26 7294 37.31 5788
Rural 59.65 7258 50.60 7084 64.60 32,226 40.74 4980 62.69 9776
No Education 32.10 3905 23.64 3309 19.30 9626 6.98 1010 6.15 1292
Primary 18.85 2294 15.43 2160 13.57 6771 13.85 1741 10.20 1856
Secondary 35.93 4371 50.21 7030 54.48 27,178 63.25 7624 64.47 9784
Higher 13.13 1597 10.72 1501 12.64 6307 15.92 1895 19.18 2632
Lower SoL 44.28 5373 30.39 4250 8.97 4447 36.43 4524 8.74 1693
Middle SoL 39.74 4822 34.77 4862 26.18 12,985 34.52 4335 24.97 4418
Higher SoL 15.99 1940 34.84 4873 64.85 32,161 29.05 3406 66.29 9351
Married 93.41 11,366 93.24 13,053 94.16 46,971 58.96 7339 62.11 9961
Not Married 6.59 802 6.76 947 5.84 2911 41.04 4935 37.89 5603
Least developed states
Overweight 6.00 1336 14.67 3002 18.51 31,546 9.56 1853 12.88 4544
Age 15–29 46.49 10,352 39.32 8044 36.88 62,868 51.00 9882 49.02 17,300
Age 30–39 32.19 7168 35.94 7353 34.71 59,173 24.87 4819 24.16 8527
Age 40–49 (54 males) 21.32 4746 24.74 5062 28.41 48,429 24.13 4676 26.82 9465
Urban 20.50 4564 40.75 8338 22.98 39,174 46.62 9034 27.55 9724
Rural 79.50 17,702 59.25 12,121 77.02 131,296 53.38 10,343 72.45 25,568
No Education 62.67 13,951 48.88 9999 44.43 75,735 16.12 3122 16.49 5820
Primary 14.22 3166 13.52 2766 14.29 24,364 13.77 2667 14.14 4990
Secondary 16.14 3594 28.94 5921 33.91 57,798 53.78 10,416 55.35 19,535
Higher 6.96 1550 8.66 1771 7.38 12,573 16.34 3164 14.02 4947
Lower SoL 69.21 15,333 55.29 11,301 30.03 47,214 51.81 10,032 28.21 9164
Middle SoL 24.98 5534 27.13 5546 38.52 60,571 28.53 5525 38.99 12,667
Higher SoL 5.81 1288 17.58 3594 31.45 49,457 19.66 3806 32.80 10,654
Married 94.24 20,984 94.61 19,356 95.42 162,655 60.84 11,788 62.35 22,006
Not Married 5.76 1282 5.39 1103 4.58 7815 39.16 7589 37.65 13,286
  1. *All percentages are based on unweighted proportions