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Table 1 Obesity prevalence in 2010 and 2013, by group, sex, race and school quintile

From: Prevalence of overweight and obesity among primary school children in a developing country: NW-CHILD longitudinal data of 6–9-yr-old children in South Africa

  Normal weight Overweight Obese Overweight & obese
  N 2010 % (n) 2013 % (n) 2010 % (n) 2013 % (n) 2010 % (n) 2013 % (n) 2010 % (n) 2013 % (n)
Group 574 87.3 (501) 83.3 (478) 8.2 (47) 9.4 (54) 4.5 (26) 7.3 (42) 12.7 16.7
Boys 282 89.4 (252) 85.1 (240) 6.7 (19) 7.8 (22) 3.9 (11) 7.1 (20) 10.6 14.89
Girls 292 85.3 (249) 81.5 (238) 9.6 (28) 11.0 (32) 5.1 (15) 7.5 (22) 14.7 18.5
White 143 79.8 (114) 72.7 (104) 13.3 (19) 16.1 (23) 6.99 (10) 11.2 (16) 20.3 27.3
Black 407 89.7 (365) 86.7 (353) 6.6 (27) 7.6 (31) 3.7 (15) 5.7 (23) 10.3 13.3
Quintile 1 120 90.8 (109) 90.0 (108) 5.8 (7) 6.7 (8) 3.3 (4) 3.3 (4) 9.2 10.0
Quintile 2 96 91.7 (88) 91.7 (88) 4.2 (4) 3.1 (3) 4.2 (4) 5.2 (5) 8.3 8.5
Quintile 3 130 96.1 (125) 92.3 (120) 2.3 (3) 3.9 (5) 1.5 (2) 3.9 (5) 3.9 7.7
Quintile 4 108 80.6 (87) 74.1 (80) 11.1 (12) 11.1 (12) 8.3 (9) 14.8 (16) 19.4 25.9
 White 53 86.8 (46) 81.1 (43) 7.6 (4) 5.7 (3) 5.7 (3) 13.2 (7) 13.3 18.9
 Black 49 73.5 (36) 65.3 (5) 14.3 (7) 18.4 (9) 12.2 (6) 16.3 (8) 26.5 34.7
Quintile 5 120 76.7 (92) 68.3 (82) 17.5 (21) 21.7 (26) 5.8 (7) 10.0 (12) 23.3 31.7
 White 90 75.6 (68) 67.78 (61) 16.7 (15) 22.2 (20) 7.8 (7) 10.0 (9) 24.5 32.2
 Black 29 79.3 (23) 68.9 (20) 20.7 (6) 20.7 (6) 0 (0) 10.3 (3) 20.7 31.0
  1. Note- Q1–Q3 schools included only black children.