Table 5: Prevalence (%) of overweight and obesity in the study population according to different references.

ReferencesBoys ( )Girls ( )Boys + girls ( )Chi-squared test
Overweight obeseOverweight obeseOverweight obese value

Method 1
Database lms
IOTF [8] <0.001
Method 2
Database 85th
WHO 2007 [21] <0.001
Must et al. [18] <0.001
CDC [19, 20] <0.001
Method 3
Database 97th
French 97th [11] <0.001

Overweight excluding obesity, overweight including obesity, International Obesity Task force (IOTF), World Health Organization (WHO), and Center of disease Control (CDC), difference between database and corresponding references was calculated by Chi-squared test, and was set at significant.