Table 1: Prevalence of ADL, IADL, and Nagi’s limitations, by sex and BMI categories, São Paulo, 2000 (weighted estimates).

TotalUnderweightNormalOverweightObese

Total 1,788
 ADL16.714.713.918.223.4**
 IADL24.428.921.025.026.7**
 Nagi57.852.750.761.574.9***
Females 1,062
 ADL19.814.817.222.225.4**
 IADL30.536.526.733.830.4
 Nagi67.259.760.573.978.3***
Males
 ADL12.314.510.313.415.7
 IADL15.619.914.613.912.7
 Nagi44.144.439.645.961.8**

ADL: activities of daily living; IADL: instrumental activities of daily living.
*** P < 0.001; **P < 0.05; *P < 0.10.