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Table 1 Prevalences of defined categories of measured BMI and subjective BMI among 11- to 15-year-old adolescents in Germany, stratified by gender in KiGGS and HBSC

From: Applying a correction procedure to the prevalence estimates of overweight and obesity in the German part of the HBSC study

i = All, % Boys, % Girls, %
PiKiGGS QiKiGGS QiHBSC PiKiGGS QiKiGGS QiHBSC PiKiGGS QiKiGGS QiHBSC
1 = extremely underweight 2.4 3.6 5.5 2.6 4.5 5.5 2.1 2.7 5.5
2 = underweight 5.7 7.0 8.0 6.0 6.8 7.2 5.4 7.1 8.8
3 = normal weight 73.8 73.5 78.2 73.1 71.8 78.1 74.6 75.2 78.3
4 = overweight 10.4 9.4 5.5 10.7 10.5 6.2 10.0 8.3 4.8
5 = obese 7.8 6.5 2.7 7.6 6.4 3.0 7.9 6.7 2.5
  1. Pi: Measured Body mass index (i-th category).
  2. Qi: Body mass index calculated from self-reported weight and height (i-th category).