TABLE 12-7 Distribution of Kyrgyz Adult Nutritional Status Categorized by Age/Gender (in percent)

 

Male

Female

Age Group

Underweight

Normal Weight

Overweight

Severely Overweight

Underweight

Normal Weight

Overweight

Severely Overweight

18-29

4.11

82.49

12.92

0.48

6.00

8.71

13.70

1.50

30-39

2.09

61.95

31.06

4.89

3.11

59.34

26.39

11.15

40-49

1.32

42.90

45.21

10.56

1.89

39.19

37.57

21.35

50-59

3.00

52.81

37.08

7.12

2.45

38.11

35.31

24.13

Total(18-59)

2.94

66.41

26.43

4.21

4.0

61.01

24.29

10.70

NOTES: Underweight: BMI < 18.5 Kg; Normal Weight: 18.5 ≤ BMI < 25; Overweight: 25 ≤ BMI < 30: Severely Overweight: BMI ≥30. BMI =Body Mass Index.

SOURCE: Kyrgyz Multipurpose Poverty Survey. October-November 1993.



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