Table 2

Obesity distributive features by related factors, Zhejiang metabolic syndrome prevalence survey, China, 2010
Factors Men Women
General overweight & obesity a N(%) Abdominal overweight & obesity b N(%) General overweight & obesity a N(%) Abdominal overweight & obesity c N(%)
Age
 18-44 years 981(37.6) * 988(37.9)* 845(25.2)* 975(29.1) *
 45-59 years 1120(42.6) 1149(43.7) 1433(45.2) 1730(54.5)
 60 years and above 768(35.1) 882(40.4) 862(41.6) 1195(57.7)
Education level
 Primary or lower 1239(36.1)* 1355(39.5)* 2080(42.5)* 2603(53.2)*
 Secondary 1492(41.3) 1535(42.5) 995(29.9) 1218(36.7)
 Advanced 138(36.5) 129(34.1) 65(17.2) 79(20.8)
Income
 Low 834(33.7)* 892(36.0)* 1080(38.0) 1313(46.1)
 Medium 808(39.4) 818(39.8) 879(35.7) 1074(43.6)
 High 1227(42.4) 1309(45.3) 1181(36.0) 1513(46.1)
Marital status
 Married 2644(40.3)* 2789(42.5)* 2807(37.8)* 3459(46.6)*
 Others d 225(26.3) 230(26.9) 333(28.5) 441(37.7)
Physical activity level
 Active 673(33.8)* 703(35.3)* 437(39.5) * 503(45.5)
 Inactive 2196(40.0) 2316(42.6) 2703(36.1) 3397(45.4)
Total fat intake
 Low 1432(38.7) 1513(40.9) 1554(36.4) 1961(46.0)
 High 1437(38.6) 1506(40.4) 1586(36.7) 1939(44.8)
Total meat intake
 Low 1318(36.4)* 1410(38.9)* 1772(37.4) 2211(46.6)*
 High 1551(40.8) 1609(42.3) 1368(35.6) 1689(43.9)
Fruits and vegetables intake
 Low 1329(36.1)* 1404(38.1)* 1432(34.8)* 1824(44.4)
 High 1540(41.2) 1615(43.2) 1708(38.1) 2076(46.3)
Smoking status
 Present smoker 1277(35.3)* 1400(38.7) * 25(34.3) 35(48.0)
 Others e 1592(41.9) 1619(42.6) 3115(36.6) 3865(45.4)
Alcohol intake status
 Present drinker 1357(39.5) 1423(41.4) 243(42.8)* 310(54.6) *
 Others f 1512(38.0) 1596(40.1) 2897(36.1) 3590(44.8)

a Defined as: BMI ≥ 24 kg/m2b Defined as: WC ≥ 85 cm c Defined as: WC ≥ 80 cm.

d Include: unmarried, divorced and widowed e Include: ex-smoker and non-smoker.

f Include: ex-drinker and non-drinker.

*p < 0.05 based on Chi-square test.

Xiao et al.

Xiao et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:355   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-355

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