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Table 2 Mothers’ Anthropometric characteristics (n = 357)

From: Prevalence and predictors of overweight and obesity among women in the Gaza strip-Palestine: a cross-sectional study

VariablesFrequency(n)Percent (%)Mean (SD)
Mother’s body weight (kg)  70.95 (15.46)
Mother’s body height (m)  1.59 (0.05)
Waist circumference (cm)a  91.12 (12.76)
 < 80.06217.4 
 ≥80.029582.6 
Mother’s BMI  27.9 (5.91)
 Underweight < 18.572.0 
 Normal weight 18.0–24.912133.9 
 Overweight 25.0–29.912334.5 
 Obese class I 30.0–34.96016.2 
 Obese class II 35.0–39.9349.5 
 Obese class III ≥40.0123.9 
  1. aRef. [23]