Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2012 / Article / Tab 4

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 4

Waist circumference classification according to gender and geographical location.

SubgroupsWaist circumference classification
UrbanRural farmRural desertTotal sample
Normal 𝑛 = 3 8 3 “At risk” 𝑛 = 2 7 2 Normal 𝑛 = 2 4 8 “At risk” 𝑛 = 1 3 1 “Normal” 𝑛 = 9 2 “At risk” 𝑛 = 7 3 Normal 𝑛 = 7 2 3 “At risk” 𝑛 = 4 7 6

Males75.3%24.7%79.7%20.3%70.2%29.8%73.5%26.5%
Females49.5%50.5%49.2%50.8%40.7%59.3%45.8%54.2%
Whole group58.5%41.5%65.4%34.6%55.8%44.2%60.3%39.7%

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