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Table 4 Weight perception changes in cardiac patients with co-morbid metabolic diseases

From: Body weight perception among Sri Lankan cardiac patients

BMI categories Weight perception
"under weight" (%) "right weight" (%) "over weight" (%) "very over weight" (%)
Underweight (<18.5 kg/m2) 70.6 23.5 5.9 0
Normal weight (18.5-22.9 kg/m2) 54.4 41.1 4.4 0
Overweight (23–24.9 kg/m2) 21.8 62.8 15.4 0
Obese (>25 kg/m2) 10.8 39.2 35.4 14.6