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Table 5 Trends in weight status by socio demographic factors

From: Dynamics of growth and weight transitions in a pediatric cohort from India

2003 status     2005 status    
   Total UW P value Normal P value OW P value
UW Urban 2289 1435 (62.7) < 0.001 852 (37.2) < 0.001 2 (0.1) 0.67
  Rural 2369 1600 (67.5)   767 (32.4)   2 (0.1)  
NW Urban 4123 313 (7.6) < 0.001 3595 (87.2) 0.335 215 (5.2) < 0.001
  Rural 2741 277 (10.1)   2368 (86.4)   96 (3.5)  
OW Urban 477 0 - 96 (20.1) 0.194 381 (79.9) 0.194
  Rural 130 0   33 (25.4)   97 (74.6)  
UW Govt 4078 2654 (65.1) 0.773 1420 (34.8) 0.809 4 (0.1) 0.587
  Private 580 381 (65.7)   199 (34.3)   0 (0.0)  
NW Govt 5015 466 (9.3) < 0.001 4357 (86.9) 0.980 192 (3.8) < 0.001
  Private 1849 124 (6.7)   1606 (86.9)   119 (6.4)  
OW Govt 265 0 - 65 (24.5) 0.082 200 (75.5) 0.082
  Private 342 0   64 (18.7)   278 (81.3)  
UW Boys 2573 1797 (69.8) < 0.001 775 (30.1) < 0.001 1 (0.04) 0.240
  Girls 2085 1238 (59.4)   844 (40.5)   3 (0.1)  
NW Boys 2945 332 (11.3) < 0.001 2445 (83.0) < 0.001 168 (5.7) < 0.001
  Girls 3919 258 (6.6)   3518 (89.8)   143 (3.6)  
OW Boys 329 0 - 70 (21.3) 0.987 259 (78.7) 0.987
  Girls 278 0   59 (21.2)   219 (78.8)  
  1. Figures in parenthesis are percentages
  2. UW -- Underweight
  3. NW- Normal weight
  4. OW- Overweight (inclusive of overweight and obesity)
  5. Govt-Government schools