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Research Article

Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity among Libyan Men and Women

Table 7

Age groups of the participants and the prevalence of normal weight, overweight, and obesity amongst Libyan adults (male and female).

AgeMalesFemales
Normal weight
(BMI=18.5–24.9)
N (%)
Overweight
(BMI=25–29.9)
N (%)
Obesity
(BMI 30)
N (%)
Normal weight
(BMI=18.5–24.9)
N (%)
Overweight
(BMI=25–29.9)
N (%)
Obesity
(BMI 30)
N (%)

20 – 2915 (30)10 (21)2 (4)18 (37)21 (25)12 (10)

30 – 3916 (32)8 (17)3 (6)11 (22)27 (32)18 (15)

40 –498 (16)13 (27)16 (32)9 (18)24 (28)45 (38)

50 – 599 (18)6 (12)3 (6)7 (14.3)10 (12)15 (13)

60– 652 (4)11 (23)26 (52)4 (8.2)2 (2)30 (25)