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Table 3 Magnitude (%) of rate change of obesity, overweight, normal weight and thinness between periods

From: Excess weight and thinness over two decades (1996–2015) and spatial distribution in children from Jujuy, Argentina

NUTRITIONAL STATUS SCHOOL LOCATION TOTAL
CENTER NORTH SOUTH
GIRLS Thinness −7.4 17.0 −38.7 −20.3
Normal weight −9.3 −12.8 −8.9 − 9.9
Overweight 9.0 24.3 17.7 15.7
Obesity 74.0 104 122.4 103.5
BOYS Thinness −18.5 −19.6 −40.8 −30.9
Normal weight −9.9 −10.2 −8.2 −9.2
Overweight 21.7 24.1 23.0 24.5
Obesity 113.0 158.8 138.1 125.6
TOTAL Thinness −13.5 −3.1 −38.8 −25.5
Normal weight −9.6 −11.5 −8.6 −9.6
Overweight 14.9 24.4 20.6 19.7
Obesity 89.2 128.7 127.7 115.3
  1. *The magnitude of rate change was expressed like the percentage of change in the prevalence in relation to the first period