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Table 2 Mean body mass index (BMI) and the prevalence of overweight (23–24.9 kg/m2) and obesity (≥25 kg/m2) by age

From: Obesity and associated type 2 diabetes and hypertension in factory workers of Bangladesh

Age group (years) Number BMI Overweight Obese
Mean (95 % CI) % (95 % CI) % (95 % CI)
Men
 20–30 178 23.6 (23.1, 24.1) 27.5 (20.9, 34.1) 30.9 (24.1, 37.7)
 31–40 246 25.2 (24.8, 25.6) 28.5 (22.8, 34.1) 52.0 (45.8, 58.3)
 41–50 292 25.0 (24.7, 25.4) 32.2 (26.8, 37.6) 45.5 (39.8, 52.3)
 ≥51 75 24.8 (23.9, 25.6) 30.7 (20.1, 41.2) 40.0 (28.8, 51.1)
 Age adjusted 791 24.5 (22.2, 22.4) 29.8 (26.7, 33.0) 43.7 (40.3, 47.2)
  1. Values are presented as mean (95 % confidence interval) or % (95 % confidence interval) adjusted for age as indicated
  2. CI confidence interval