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Table 2 Distribution of BMI category in the three different locations

From: Obesity and overweight: prevalence and associated socio demographic factors among mothers in three different areas in the Gaza Strip-Palestine: a cross-sectional study

Variable BMI Normal weight Underweight Overweight Obesity Total p-value
Mean (SD) (18.5-24.9) (< 18.5) (25.0-29.9) (≥ 30.0) n (%)  
City 27.44 (6.48) 41 (41.0) 2 (2.0) 26 (26.0) 31 (31.0) 100 (100.0) 0.255
Rural 26.94 (4.86) 12 (30.0) 1 (2.5) 19 (47.5) 8 (20.0) 40 (100.0)  
Refugee camp 28.28 (5.80) 68 (31.4) 4 (1.8) 78 (35.9) 67 (30.9) 217 (100.0)  
  1. Fisher exact test, significant level at p < 0.05.
  2. BMI classification [12].