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Table 1 Urban versus rural setting: baseline characteristics

From: Overweight and obesity and their associated factors among early adolescence school children in urban and rural Portugal

Parameter Urban (n = 57) Rural (n = 72) Total (n = 129) p
Female 42 (73.7%) 33 (45.8%) 75 (58.1%) 0.001
Age (years) 10 14 (24.6%) 34 (47.2%) 48 (37.2%) 0.002
11 11 (19.3%) 19 (26.4%) 30 (23.3%)
12 32 (56.1%) 19 (26.4%) 51 (39.5%)
Year (School) 4 1 (1.8%) 12 (16.7%) 13 (10.1%) 0.036
5 19 (33.3%) 22 (30.6%) 41 (31.8%)
6 18 (31.6%) 20 (27.8%) 38 (29.5%)
7 19 (33.3%) 16 (22.2%) 35 (27.1%)
8 0 (0.0%) 2 (2.8%) 2 (1.6%)