Table 4

Distribution of overestimation and underestimation of weight according to BMI and Gender
BMI Overestimation Underestimation
N = 227 N = 367
Male % Female % Male % Female %
Underweight 66 29 148 65.2 - - - -
Normal 9 4 4 1.8 134 36.5 26 7.1
Overweight - - - - 104 28.3 36 9.8
Obese - - - - 58 15.8 9 2.5

Table shows the distribution of overestimation and underestimation of weight in the participants on the basis of BMI and gender. Overestimation and underestimation is further divided into subcategories formed by BMI and gender. Percentages have been calculated from total number (N) for either overestimation or underestimation. Highest values have been highlighted.

Saleem et al.

Saleem et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:707   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-707

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