Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2017 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Exploration of the Risk Factors of Generalized and Central Obesity among Adolescents in North Lebanon

Table 2

Anthropometric assessment.

School typeTotal sample
(N. = 311)
Male
( = 98)
Female
( = 213)
Total
( = 311)
PrivatePublicPrivatePublicMaleFemale
.%.%.%.%.%.%.%

Body mass index
 Underweight/normal4860.01055.64773.410671.15859.215371.821167.8
 Overweight/obese3240.0844.41726.64328.94040.86028.210032.2

   0.120 (0.729)0.117 (0.733)4.92 (0.02)

Waist circumference
 Normal3442.51266.73757.89865.87149.311065.918158.2
 Central obesity4657.5633.32742.25134.27350.75734.113041.8

   3.446 (0.063)1.222 (0.269)8.71 (<0.00)

Waist-to-height ratio
 Normal3543.81266.74062.510570.57552.111770.119261.7
 Central obesity4556.3633.32437.54429.56947.95029.911938.3

   3.092 (0.079)1.308 (0.253)10.57 (0.00)

: Chi square test. significant at . .: number.

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