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Table 2 Distribution of parents' BMI class

From: Relationship between 8/9-yr-old school children BMI, parents' BMI and educational level: a cross sectional survey

  Mother Father
BMI Class No. % 95% CI No. % 95% CI
Underweight 78 5.05% 3.8-6.2 5 0.36% 0.05-0.68
Normalweight 1212 73.59% 71.1-76.1 743 47.33% 44.3-50.3
Overweight 285 17.3% 15.2-19.4 692 43.99% 41.3-46.6
Obese 70 4.06% 3.0-5.1 135 8.32% 6.8-9.8
Total 1645 100%   1575 100%  
Missing 132/1777    202/1777