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Table 3 Weight perception changes with Central obesitya

From: Body weight perception among Sri Lankan cardiac patients

  Weight perception category  
  "Underweight" (%) "Right weight" (%) "Overweight" (%) "Very overweight" (%)
Central obesitya (n)     
Males     
 Absent (183) 45.9 47 7.1 0
 Present (139) 14.4 47.5 28.8 9.4
Females     
 Absent (37) 78.4 18.9 2.7 0
 Present(167) 25.1 43.7 23.4 7.8
  1. aCentral obesity = WC > 90 cm in males, >80 cm in females