Table 2: Prevalence of overweighta and obesity based on IOTF criteria [11] by age and sex ( ).

Males (%)Females (%)All (%)
OverweightObesityOverweightObesityOverweightObesity

6 yrs ( )13.25.316.77.114.96.2
7 yrs ( )14.610.016.88.115.89.1
8 yrs ( )17.87.414.06.315.26.5
9 yrs ( )19.19.419.16.516.06.9
10 yrs ( )18.64.714.83.216.63.9
All ( )16.87.816.36.416.67.1

Not including obesity.
Pearson's chi-squared test was used to compare categorical variables. No significant differences between girls and boys for any age. Age trend for overweight but not for obesity.