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Table 2 General characteristics of the 50 urban and rural sub - study participants

From: Disparities in dietary intake and physical activity patterns across the urbanization divide in the Peruvian Andes

  Urban (n = 25) Rural (n = 25) p-value
Mean age in years (SD) 57 (12) 51 (15) 0.10
Mean wealth index (SD) 311 (41) 124 (16) <0.001
% male (n) 52 (13) 52 (13) -
Average BMI in kg/m2, mean (SD) 26.9 (4.7) 25.2 (4.4) 0.18
BMI Categoriesa    0.30
 % underweight, (n) 0 (0) 4 (1)  
 % normal weight, (n) 44 (11) 48 (12)  
 % overweight, (n) 32 (8) 40 (10)  
 % obese, (n) 24 (6) 8 (2)  
  1. aBMI categories defined by World Health Organization; underweight (BMI ≤ 18.5 kg/m2); normal weight (18.5 kg/m2 ≥ BMI ≤ 24.9 kg/m2); overweight (25 kg/m2 ≥ BMI ≤ 29.9 kg/m2); obese (BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2)