Table 1

BMI distribution (%, 95% CI) in adults aged 25-64 years in 2000 and 2005 by gender

N

BMI < 18.5 kg/m2

BMI 23 kg/m2

BMI 25 kg/m2

BMI 27.5 kg/m2

BMI 30 kg/m2


National Nutrition Survey 2000

Nationwide

14452

25.0 (23.5-26.5)

11.7 (10.6-12.9)

3.5 (3.0-4.0)

0.9 (0.7-1.1)

0.12 (0.1-0.2)

Male

7044

22.0 (20.4-23.7)

9.6 (8.4-10.9)

2.8 (2.2-3.4)

0.7 (0.4-1.0)

0.1 (0.0-0.2)

Female

7408

27.9 (26.0-29.8)

13.7 (12.3-15.3)

5.5 (4.8-6.5)

1.6 (1.2-2.0)

0.2 (0.1-0.4)

National Adult Obesity Survey 2005

Nationwide

17213

20.9 (19.6-22.1)

16.3 (15.1-17.5)

6.6 (5.9-7.4)

1.7 (1.4-2.0)

0.4 (0.3-0.6)

Male

8483

19.9 (18.4-21-4)

14.5 (13.2-16.0)

5.3 (4.6-6.1)

1.2 (0.9-1.6)

0.4 (0.2-0.6)

Female

8730

21.9 (20.4-23.5)

18.1 (16.7-19.7)

8.0 (7.1-9.0)

2.2 (1.8-2.7)

0.5 (0.3-0.7)


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