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Table 2 Weight status and cardiometabolic risk in the total sample and in the sample stratified by gender of the adolescents participating in the ASSO project

From: Combined effect of different factors on weight status and cardiometabolic risk in Italian adolescents

  Total Males Females
n % n % n %
Weight status       
 Under weight 6 0.8 3 0.6 3 0.9
 Normal weight 540 71.1 295 56.3 245 72.3
 Over weight 172 22.7 123 23.5 49 14.5
 Obese 41 5.4 35 6.7 6 1.8
 Under + Normal weight 546 71.9 298 56.9 248 73.2
 Over weight + Obese*** 213 28.1 158 30.2 55 16.2
 Totala 759 100 456 60.1 303 39.9
Cardiometabolic Risk
 Non at risk 511 72.8 278 65.9 233 83.2
 At risk*** 191 27.2 144 34.1 47 16.8
 Totala 702 100 422 60.1 280 39.9
  1. ***p < 0.001. Significant difference between males and females, estimated by a chi-square test
  2. aPercentages are referred to the total sample