Table 3

Weight transitions across weight groups (2003 to 2005)

Weight status 2003

Total

Weight status 2005


UW

NW

OW

OB

UW

4658

3035 (65.2)

1619 (34.8)

4 (0.1)

0

NW

6864

590 (8.6)

5963 (86.9)

284 (4.1)

27 (0.4)

OW

445

0

119 (26.7)

253 (56.9)

73 (16.4)

OB

162

0

10 (6.2)

41 (25.3)

111 (68.5)


Figures in parenthesis are percentages

UW -- Underweight, NW- Normal weight, OW- Overweight (excluding obese), OB- Obese

Raj et al. Nutrition Journal 2009 8:55   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-8-55

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