Journal of Obesity / 2013 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Are Nutrition Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs Associated with Obesity among Low-Income Hispanic and African American Women Caretakers?

Table 4

BMI classifications of African American and Hispanic women.

VariableAfrican Americans % ( )
( )
Hispanics % ( )
( )

Underweight (<18.5)/normal
(18.5–24.99)
20.9 (19)21.6 (59)
Overweight (≥25) 17.6 (16)38.1 (104)
Obese (≥30)61.5 (57)40.3 (109)

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