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Table 2 Description of the Numbers and Proportion of Overweight Women within Strata of Household Wealth and Educational Attainment in 22 SSA Countries

From: Is the positive association between middle-income and rich household wealth and adult sub-Saharan African women’s overweight status modified by the level of education attainment? A cross-sectional study of 22 countries

  PoorestMiddleRich
CountryEducational AttainmentOverweight (N, %)Underweight or normal weight (N, %)Overweight (N, %)Underweight or normal weight (N, %)Overweight (N, %)Underweight or normal weight (N, %)
Low- Income Countries
1. Benin 2011–12None/Primary720 (17.1)3453 (82.9)1038 (27.6)2799 (72.4)1074 (43.1)1524 (56.9)
 Secondary/Higher20 (14.1)130 (85.9)81 (17.4)385 (82.6)565 (36.2)1022 (63.8)
2. Chad 2014–2015No/nePrimary226 (8.3)2476 (91.7)190 (8.2)2347 (91.8)388 (19.3)1763 (80.7)
 Secondary/Higher14 (10.0)126 (90.0)26 (10.2)155 (89.8)167 (26.2)489 (73.8)
3. Comoros 2012No/Primary414 (38.8)570 (61.2)325 (46.7)364 (53.3)220 (53.7)183 (46.3)
 Secondary/Higher96 (20.9)287 (79.1)247 (38.0)429 (62.0)413 (42.2)541 (57.8)
4. Congo DRC 2013–2014None/Primary157 (8.7)1727 (91.3)176 (11.3)1436 (88.7)145 (30.2)464 (69.7)
 Secondary/Higher23 (3.7)455 (96.3)72 (8.6)701 (91.4)497 (31.2)1178 (68.8)
5. Gambia 2013None/Primary189 (18.5)825 (81.5)200 (23.7)678 (76.3)181 (36.2)281 (63.8)
 Secondary/Higher29 (11.0)223 (89.0)58 (22.2)235 (77.8)219 (29.2)485 (70.8)
6. Liberia 2013None/Primary223 (19.9)960 (80.1)230 (22.3)707 (77.7)234 (41.4)345 (58.6)
 Secondary/Higher20 (22.8)80 (77.2)46 (19.7)196 (80.3)224 (34.5)389 (65.5)
7. Malawi 2015–2016None/Primary254 (13.4)1722 (86.6)356 (20.4)1326 (79.6)355 (37.2)569 (62.8)
 Secondary/Higher24 (10.5)172 (89.5)82 (21.1)349 (78.9)488 (38.1)746 (61.9)
8. Rwanda 2014–2015None/Primary231 (13.3)1483 (86.7)275 (18.7)1172 (81.3)359 (36.6)602 (63.4)
 Secondary/Higher15 (11.5)104 (88.5)59 (20.4)219 (79.6)324 (37.7)518 (62.3)
9. Sierra Leone 2013None/Primary256 (12.7)1656 (87.3)328 (17.8)1369 (82.2)341 (35.2)630 (64.8)
 Secondary/Higher18 (10.5)172 (89.5)57 (14.8)330 (85.2)310 (29.4)802 (70.6)
10. Tanzania 2015–2016None/Primary521 (15.6)2730 (84.4)788 (29.2)1941 (70.8)873 (51.2)823 (48.8)
 Secondary/Higher37 (14.2)177 (85.8)211 (23.5)520 (76.5)813 (48.0)935 (52.0)
11. Togo 2013–2014None/Primary158 (15.8)992 (84.2)273 (29.5)671 (70.5)326 (53.8)282 (46.2)
 Secondary/Higher20 (13.5)143 (86.5)81 (25.6)242 (74.4)294 (43.5)393 (56.5)
12. Zimbabwe 2015None/Primary334 (25.8)949 (74.2)232 (41.9)299 (58.1)94 (54.3)81 (45.7)
 Secondary/Higher371 (27.4)989 (72.6)873 (41.3)1201 (58.7)1253 (53.0)1111 (47.0)
Lower-middle Income Countries
13. Cameroon 2011None/Primary302 (15.7)1424 (84.3)418 (35.9)761 (64.1)251 (52.1)235 (47.9)
 Secondary/Higher80 (26.9)207 (73.1)306 (36.6)560 (63.4)750 (49.5)797 (50.5)
14. Congo 2011–2012None/Primary99 (10.4)870 (89.6)110 (20.3)550 (80.0)73 (32.8)162 (67.2)
 Secondary/Higher79 (17.2)410 (82.8)164 (19.8)697 (80.2)456 (39.1)744 (60.9)
15. Ghana 2014Nome/Primary169 (18.1)759 (81.9)228 (40.8)311 (59.2)150 (65.1)84 (34.9)
 Secondary/Higher61 (20.6)280 (79.4)305 (40.7)456 (59.3)611 (60.8)431 (39.2)
16. Kenya 2014None/Primary509 (16.3)2891 (83.7)875 (33.3)1711 (66.7)752 (52.3)695 (47.7)
 Secondary/Higher102 (19.5)424 (80.5)409 (28.8)1010 (71.2)1188 (49.6)1196 (50.4)
17. Lesotho 2014None/Primary234 (36.1)436 (63.9)192 (52.9)168 (46.1)108 (62.1)64 (37.9)
 Secondary/Higher99 (34.8)182 (65.2)290 (51.2)281 (48.8)423 (56.5)287 (43.5)
18. Nigeria 2013None/Primary1192 (13.0)7571 (87.0)1489 (27.1)3901 (72.9)846 (45.1)1038 (54.9)
 Secondary/Higher157 (15.6)835 (84.4)1096 (24.6)3282 (75.4)3368 (42.6)4529 (57.4)
19. Swaziland 2006–2007None/Primary391 (49.0)413 (51.0)295 (60.8)182 (39.2)166 (69.7)83 (30.3)
 Secondary/Higher225 (46.7)265 (53.3)447 (56.2)366 (43.8)646 (63.4)376 (36.6)
20. Zambia 2013–2014None/Primary396 (11.4)3163 (88.6)567 (22.6)2036 (77.4)436 (43.7)545 (56.3)
 Secondary/Higher69 (10.1)628 (89.9)354 (19.7)1326 (80.3)1242 (38.6)2040 (61.4)
Upper-middle Income Countries
21. Gabon 2012None/Primary266 (28.6)652 (71.4)257 (55.7)261 (44.3)160 (63.1)104 (36.9)
 Secondary/Higher Education171 (34.8)354 (65.2)374 (43.8)529 (56.2)562 (51.6)575 (48.4)
22. Namibia 2013None/Primary Education111 (18.7)425 (81.3)139 (42.7)184 (57.3)55 (68.2)31 (31.8)
 Secondary/Higher Education131 (18.0)519 (82.0)357 (37.0)582 (63.0)550 (47.0)529 (53.0)