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Table 1 Prevalence for boys and girls

From: Prevalence and associated factors of overweight and obesity among schoolchildren in Hanoi, Vietnam

Proportions of boys and girls in each morphological category (based on BMI measurements)
 Underweight
% (n)
Normal
% (n)
Overweight
% (n)
Obesity
% (n)
Total
(n)
Boys (n = 380)3.9% (15)44.7% (170)18.9% (72)32.4% (123)380
Girls (n = 441)4.3% (19)72.6% (320)15.4% (68)7.7% (34)441
Total4.1% (34)59.7% (490)17.1% (140)19.1% (157)821
  1. P <  0.001; chi square = 91.555
  2. Boys/girls presenting overweight or obesity: OR: 3.503 (95% CI: 2.60–4.73)