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Table 1 Prevalence of obesity for the men in 1995 and 2007, by demographic, socio-economic and behavioural factors

From: Socioeconomic inequality and obesity prevalence trends in luxembourg, 1995–2007

   1995 2007
N Average BMI (SD) Overweight Obese N Average BMI (SD) Overweight Obese
Total   5117 25.1 (4.4) 37.3 14.3 7768 25.5 (4.6) 36.4 17.8
Men
All   2471 25.9 (4.0) 46.3 15.1 3821 26.0 (4.1) 43.9 17.9
Age groups 16-24 178 24.0 (2.8) 34.7 4.9 519 23.4 (3.9) 26.2 7.0
25-34 585 24.8 (3.5) 38.8 9.7 651 25.1 (3.3) 42.8 11.4
35-44 560 26.0 (4.0) 47.1 15.9 827 25.9 (3.5) 46.7 15.4
45-54 431 26.7 (4.4) 52.7 18.6 748 26.9 (4.5) 47.0 22.1
55-64 344 27.0 (3.9) 52.8 20.9 497 27.4 (4.1) 45.3 29.1
65+ 374 26.2 (4.1) 49.3 17.6 579 27.0 (4.5) 51.5 23.4
Nationality Luxembourgers 1827 25.9 (4.1) 45.1 15.8 2328 26.1 (4.8) 43.9 18.7
Portuguese 194 25.3 (3.0) 46.4 11.0 561 25.7 (3.4) 44.2 16.3
French 94 26.3 (4.4) 51.8 13.8 188 24.9 (2.7) 37.5 10.5
German 41 26.4 (3.5) 58.6 17.2 81 26.5 (3.0) 52.4 17.1
Others 315 25.7 (3.5) 50.1 13.6 664 25.9 (3.6) 44.0 18.5
Marital status Single 646 24.7 (3.4) 36.6 9.5 1184 24.3 (3.9) 33.4 8.8
Married 1623 26.3 (4.1) 49.7 17.2 2294 26.7 (3.9) 49.3 21.7
Divorced/separated 100 26.2 (4.2) 53.8 13.9 239 26.3 (3.4) 40.2 20.5
Widowed 102 26.0 (4.4) 47.6 17.2 104 28.4 (5.5) 50.7 30.9
Educational level Primary 882 26.2 (4.1) 45.8 18.6 900 26.3 (3.9) 46.1 20.3
Secondary 1054 25.7 (3.8) 46.6 13.4 2015 26.1 (4.5) 44.4 18.5
Tertiary 523 25.5 (3.9) 46.4 12.3 869 25.2 (3.4) 39.9 12.8
Profession Managers and Intellectual professions 479 25.5 (4.0) 47.4 12.1 642 25.2 (3.2) 46.5 9.0
Intermediate Professions 339 25.7 (3.7) 48.3 14.0 519 26.2 (4.4) 45.7 18.8
Employed 169 25.4 (3.5) 40.8 12.6 388 25.9 (3.8) 46.0 15.3
Agricultural workers/Craftsmen/ Workers/No profession 1483 26.1 (4.0) 46.2 16.6 2271 26.2 (4.3) 42.3 20.6
Place of residence Centre- North 271 25.8 (4.3) 48.4 11.2 474 26.2 (4.8) 35.7 21.3
Centre- South 1238 26.0 (4.0) 46.1 15.9 1841 25.8 (3.9) 47.2 15.9
East 230 25.9 (4.1) 48.5 13.8 438 26.4 (4.6) 43.1 17.3
North 72 27.0 (3.9) 46.9 26.4 235 26.4 (4.3) 43.3 25.4
West 185 25.9 (4.0) 44.3 17.8 241 27.3 (3.8) 49.7 27.0
Luxembourg-city 425 25.3 (3.5) 45.1 12.8 592 25.3 (3.8) 38.3 15.0
Physical activity Yes 991 25.4 (3.7) 47.2 10.7 2041 25.3 (3.8) 44.1 12.6
No 1471 26.2 (4.0) 46.0 18.1 1779 26.7 (4.3) 43.5 23.9
Diet Balanced 2040 25.7 (3.9) 47.0 13.9 3265 25.8 (4.1) 43.8 17.0
Unbalanced 308 26.7 (4.5) 44.5 23.1 471 27.1 (4.3) 43.9 24.5
  No know 118 25.8 (3.7) 40.5 14.8 81 26.1 (3.7) 49.0 17.2