Table 1

Distribution of age and body mass index groups in the validation sample (n = 161)

Men

(n = 82)

Women

(n = 79)


n

%

n

%


Age group

18 - 34 years

11

13.4

11

13.9

35 - 50 years

28

34.2

29

37.2

51 - 64 years

29

35.4

27

34.6

65 - 79 years

14

17.1

12

15.4

BMIa

Under-/normal weight (BMI < 25.0 kg/m2)

31

37.8

45

57.0

Overweight (BMI: 25.0 - 29.9 kg/m2)

42

51.2

23

29.1

Obesity (BMI ≥ 30.0 kg/m2)

9

11.0

11

13.9


a According to WHO classification [23]

Haftenberger et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:36   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-36

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