Table 2

Prevalence of obesity among participants based on BMI categories [Total (Percent)] and their mean and range BF% and VFL.

BMI categories

Total (Percent)

BMI

BF%

VFL


mean ± SD

mean ± SD

range

mean ± SD

range


Underweight

N = 18 (5.0%)

17.9 ± 0.4

8.2 ± 1.2

6.5-10.1

1.1 ± 0.2

1-2


Normal

N = 205 (57.4%)

21.6 ± 1.9

17.3 ± 4.8

5.5-28.5

4.0 ± 1.8

1-7


Overweight

N = 78 (21.8%)

27.2 ± 1.4

28.6 ± 2.9

22.5-36.0

9.0 ± 1.1

7-12


Obese

N = 56 (15.7%)

34.0 ± 3.5

37.1 ± 4.0

29.8-46.5

14.1 ± 2.3

11-20


Obese grade 1

N = 41 (11.5%)

32.1 ± 1.4

35.4 ± 2.7

29.8-41.7

12.9 ± 1.1

11-15


Obese grade 2

N = 12 (3.4%)

37.9 ± 1.4

40.6 ± 3.0

35.5-44.6

16.6 ± 1.0

15-18


Obese grade 3

N = 3 (0.8%)

43.3 ± 1.0

45.5 ± 1.0

44.6-46.5

20 ± 0.0

20-20


Al-Rethaiaa et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:39   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-39

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