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Table 1 : Characteristics of ever married non pregnant reproductive age women in urban Bangladesh, 2014 BDHS

From: Socioeconomic correlates of overweight and obesity among ever-married urban women in Bangladesh

Variables Frequency (%)
Age
 15–19 90 (5.3)
 20–29 572 (33.6)
 30–39 618 (36.3)
 40–49 421 (24.8)
Weight (kilogram)a 54.4 (9.3)
Height (meter)a 15.1 (0.6)
BMI (kg/m2)a 23.9 (3.6)
Highest Educational Level
 No education 433 (25.5)
 Primary 487 (28.6)
 Secondary 477 (28.0)
 Higher 304 (17.9)
Current Marital Status
 Married 1501 (88.2)
 Widowed 92 (5.4)
 Divorced 36 (2.1)
 No longer living together / separated 72 (4.2)
Parity
 No children 147 (8.6)
 1–2 children 941 (55.3)
 3–4 children 458 (26.9)
 5+ children 155 (9.1)
Working Status
 No working 114 (6.7)
 White-collar 353 (20.8)
 Manual 1003 (59.0)
 Other 231 (13.6)
Wealth Index
 Poorest 166 (9.8)
 Poorer 117 (6.9)
 Middle 261 (15.3)
 Richer 517 (30.4)
 Richest 640 (37.6)
Region of Residence
 Barisal 170 (10.0)
 Chittagong 262 (15.4)
 Dhaka 420 (24.7)
 Khulna 272 (16.0)
 Rajshahi 256 (15.1)
 Rangpur 201 (11.8)
 Sylhet 120 (7.1)
Nutritional Status
 Normal 1123 (66.0)
(95% CI: 0.64–0.68)
 Overweight 486 (28.6)
(95% CI: 0.26–0.31)
 Obese 92 (5.4)
(95% CI: 0.04–0.07)
  1. a notation expressed data as mean (standard deviation)