Table 2

Change over time in the prevalence1 of overweight and obesity in urban areas of the selected countries

Survey 1

Survey 2

Var (%)2


Not overweight/obese

76.8

68.6

-10.7

Overweight/obese

23.2

31.4

35.5

Overweight

5.3

6.0

14.5

Obese

17.9

25.4

41.7

Statistical significance

p = 0.000

N

5,887

14,105


1Based on weighted percentage

2Percentage of variation between survey 1 and survey 2

Ziraba et al. BMC Public Health 2009 9:465   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-465

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