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Age- and sex-standardized means and proportions of overweight/obesity in the 5364 subjects at baseline. The data demonstrated the standardized prevalences of overweight/obesity in the 5364 subjects (aged ≥ 25 years). a: The mean and proportion were standardized using the direct method according to the sex- and age-structure (aged ≥ 25 years) of the 2000 Census in China. OR: odds ratio; CI: confidence interval. Adjusted ORs reflected the associations between the age groups (10-year age groups) and overweight and obesity (BMI 25 ≥ kg/m 2). They were derived from multivariate logistic regression modesl with forward method. In male, the adjusted ORs were adjusted for family history of obesity, alcohol intake and smoking. In female, the adjusted ORs were adjusted for family history of obesity and education.

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Hou et al. BMC Public Health 2008 8:389   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-389