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Table 3 Age and anthropometry of mothers (n = 508)

From: The double burden of malnutrition in a rural health and demographic surveillance system site in South Africa: a study of primary schoolchildren and their mothers

Variables Categories Frequency Percentages
Age (years) <  35 223 44
≥ 35 285 56
BMI (kg/m2) Normal 142 27.9
Underweight 12 2.4
Overweight 139 27.4
Obesity 215 42.3
Waist Circumference(cm) Normal 239 47.1
Abdominal obesity 269 52.9
Maternal waist hip ratio Normal 340 66.9
Abdominal obesity 168 33.1