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Table 3 Tracking of overweight/obesity from fourth to seventh grade by sex

From: Changes in overweight/obesity and central obesity status from preadolescence to adolescence: a longitudinal study among schoolchildren in Japan

 Overweight/obesity in seventh gradeκP value
YesNo
Boys (n = 720)
 Overweight/obesity in fourth grade
  Yes69 (9.6)56 (7.8)0.614< 0.001
  No13 (1.8)582 (80.8)
Girls (n = 716)
 Overweight/obesity in fourth grade
  Yes55 (7.7)32 (4.5)0.619< 0.001
  No24 (3.4)605 (84.5)
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