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Table 6 Country groupings and selected macro-level characteristics

From: Complex association between rural/urban residence, household wealth and women’s overweight: evidence from 30 cross-sectional national household surveys in Africa

GROUP Per capita Gross National Income, 2012 % population in urban areas, 2012 Life expectancy at birth, 2012 % women 18+ with BMI > = 25 in 2010 % women 18+ with BMI > = 25 in 2014 Adult HIV Prevalence in 2012 Total fertility rate Country
1 Mean 736 32 59 26 28 2.5 5.7 Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Congo Brazzaville, Cote d’Ivoire, Dem Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Uganda
Median 660 35 58 24 27 1.3 5.7
Minimum 240 11 52 17 19 0.5 4.8
Maximum 2550 64 64 34 37 10.8 7.6
2 Mean 2887 43 62 34 38 7.4 4.6 Botswana, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia
Median 870 39 62 29 33 5.1 4.6
Minimum 370 24 57 24 27 0.5 2.7
Maximum 10020 86 67 50 53 23.0 6.2
3 Mean 1465 40 56 33 36 7.3 5.1 Benin, Lesotho, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Zimbabwe
Median 800 46 54 32 35 3.1 5.1
Minimum 510 19 46 21 24 1.1 3.3
Maximum 3100 50 65 46 49 26.5 5.9
  1. Sources: WHO Global Health Database; World Bank; Demographic and Health Surveys
  2. Gross National Income (Atlas Method, current US$)