Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

The Prevalence of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviours Relative to Obesity among Adolescents from Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia: Rural versus Urban Variations

Table 2

BMI classifications according to IOTF.

BMI classification
Geographical locationNormal ๐‘› = 7 7 0 Overweight ๐‘› = 2 1 1 Obese ๐‘› = 2 2 0

UrbanMales60.5%17.6%21.9%
Females62.8%16.8%20.4%
Both sexes61.6%17.2%21.2%

Rural farmMales73.3%12.6%14.1%
Females71.4%17.5%11.1%
Both sexes72.4%14.9%12.7%

Rural desertMales56.5%23.5%20%
Females48.8%29.8%21.4%
Both sexes52.7%26.6%20.7%

AllMales64.1%16.8%19.1%
Females63.5%18.8%17.7%

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