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Table 2 Body mass index (BMI) status in two generations in Chiang Mai (Thailand): of the mothers early in pregnancy and young adult offspring at a mean age of 20.6 years

From: Higher maternal BMI early in pregnancy is associated with overweight and obesity in young adult offspring in Thailand

  Mothers All offspring Male offspring Female offspring
n 628 628   
Underweight 62 (9.9%) 169 (26.9%) 57 (19.7%) 112 (33.1%)
Normal weight 513 (81.7%) 355 (56.5%) 175 (60.3%) 180 (53.3%)
Overweight 51 (8.1%) 70 (11.1%) 42 (14.5%) 28 (8.3%)
Obesity 2 (0.3%) 34 (5.4%) 16 (5.5%) 18 (5.3%)
  1. Data are presented as n (%). Underweight, BMI < 18.5 kg/m2; normal weight, BMI 18.5–24.99 kg/m2; overweight, BMI 25.0–29.99 kg/m2; and obesity, BMI ≥30.0 kg/m2