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Table 2 Child Clinical Weight Classification and Mothers Perceived Weight Classification

From: Do mothers accurately identify their child’s overweight/obesity status during early childhood? Evidence from a nationally representative cohort study

  Clinical Weight Measure Maternal Classification
Wave 2 (three years old)  
Normal weight 74.34 % (5,640) 96.74% (7,340)
Overweight & Obese 25.66% (1,947) 3.26 % (247)
Total 7,587 7,587
  Wave 3 (five years old)  
Normal weight 77.54% ( 4,976) 95.54 % (6,131)
Overweight & Obese 22.46 % (1,441) 4.46% (286)
Total 6,417 6,417