Table 2

Prevalence of underweight (U), normal-weight (N), overweight (Ow) and obesity (O) by students’ age, gender and residence area, Italy, 2010
Boys Girls
Age U N OW O U N OW O
% (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI)
11 y
North 1.9 (1.17-2.91) 79.3 (76.60-81.77) 14.5 (12.65-16.65) 4.3 (3.17-5.85) 3.3 (2.23-4.72) 83.5 (80.72-85.92) 11.6 (9.39-14.35) 1.6 (1.00-2.62)
Center 2.3 (1.47-3.72) 72.4 (68.50-75.95) 21.3 (18.41-24.60) 3.9 (2.76-5.59) 3.9 (2.44-6.13) 80.2 (76.65-83.36) 13.5 (10.84-16.72) 2.4 (1.46-3.84)
South 2.5 (1.78-3.44) 61.5 (58.53-64.43) 28.5 (25.54-31.68) 7.5 (6.01-9.28) 3.4 (2.50-4.65) 72.6 (69.75-75.31) 21.1 (18.66-23.76) 2.9 (2.01-4.07)
Total 2.2 (1.75-2.82) 69.7 (67.58-71.76) 22.3 (20.41-24.24) 5.8 (4.90-6.85) 3.4 (2.76-4.24) 77.7 (75.85-79.42) 16.5 (14.94-18.28) 2.3 (1.82-3.02)
13 y
North 1.5 (0.88-2.60) 80.0 (77.17-82.59) 15.4 (13.24-17.90) 3.0 (2.11-4.35) 2.9 (2.00-4.21) 85.3 (82.90-87.32) 10.1 (8.49-12.01) 1.7 (0.98-3.05)
Center 1.2 (0.62-2.41) 79.8 (75.84-83.19) 16.2 (13.32-19.51) 2.8 (1.87-4.28) 3.8 (2.52-5.57) 83.0 (79.84-85.66) 12.2 (9.88-15.05) 1.1 (0.53-2.10)
South 1.7 (1.13-2.67) 67.0 (63.42-70.30) 25.7 (22.70-28.90) 5.6 (3.77-8.32) 2.1 (1.40-3.13) 77.5 (74.80-80.06) 17.2 (14.95-19.72) 3.2 (2.25-4.42)
Total 1.6 (1.16-2.15) 73.6 (71.39-75.76) 20.5 (18.70-22.48) 4.3 (3.23-5.62) 2.6 (2.05-3.29) 80.9 (79.16-82.49) 14.1 (12.71-15.68) 2.4 (1.81-3.15)
15 y
North 1.8 (0.96-3.17) 79.4 (76.58-82.03) 16.3 (13.78-19.25) 2.5 (1.60-3.82) 3.5 (2.44-4.86) 89.5 (87.48-91.22) 6.4 (5.07-7.95) 0.7 (0.36-1.33)
Center 1.6 (0.85-2.81) 78.4 (75.34-81.25) 18.3 (15.48-21.56) 1.7 (0.94-3.00) 3.6 (2.46-5.32) 82.9 (79.44-85.79) 12.6 (9.83-16.02) 0.9 (0.44-1.90)
South 1.0 (0.58-1.73) 67.4 (63.60-71.04) 25.9 (22.62-29.56) 5.6 (4.20-7.50) 2.9 (2.14-3.89) 83.2 (80.97-85.18) 12.1 (10.08-14.44) 1.8 (1.21-2.77)
Total 1.3 (0.95-1.89) 73.3 (71.02-75.40) 21.5 (19.51-23.62) 3.9 (3.08-4.93) 3.2 (2.61-3.88) 85.1 (83.60-86.40) 10.4 (9.14-11.88) 1.3 (0.95-1.86)

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Lazzeri et al. Nutrition Journal 2014 13:69   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-13-69

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