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Table 3 Students' percentage body fat by gender

From: Eating habits and obesity among Lebanese university students

  Males Females P value
Weight Status N= Mean ± SD N= Mean ± SD  
*Underweight* 1 12.00 8 16.9 ± 2.11 0.0000
Normal** 47 14.4 ± 3.13 96 26.7 ± 4.75 0.0000
Overweight*** 36 20.1 ± 1.94 17 39.0 ± 2.25 0.0000
Obese**** 12 24.4 ± 2.29 4 42.4 ± 1.91 0.0000
  1. * Underweight (BMI ≤ 18.5), ** Normal (BMI between 18.5 – 24.9), *** Overweight (BMI between 25–29.9), **** Obese (BMI ≥ 30).