Table 2

Percent of overweight (OW) and obesity (OB) by body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC) and waist-hip ratio (WHR) cut-offs

Age (yrs)

N

BMI

WC

WHR

    OW

    OB

    OW

    OB

    OW

    OB


50-60

59

0.7

0

1.3

0.2

4.7

1.1

60.1-70

260

6.2

2.4

3.8

1.1

23.2

6

70.1-80

154

3.1

0.9

1.5

0.4

9.3

1.5

80.1-90

65

0.4

0

0.7

0

4.7

0.7

>90

7

0.2

0

0.4

0

1.6

0.2


Overall

526

10.6

3.3

7.7

1.7

43.5

9.5


BMI = Body Mass Index; WC = Waist Circumference; WHR = Waist to hip ratio; OW = Overweight; OB = Obese

Alam et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:111   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-111

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