Table 1 Distribution of normal, underweight, overweight and obese children based on BMI/age19, 21

From: Relationship between short sleeping hours and childhood overweight/obesity: results from the ‘Québec en Forme’ Project

Diagnosis Boys Girls General
  n % n % n %
Normal 159 75.7 151 71.1* 310 73.4
Overweight 29 13.6 35 16.9* 64 15.3
Obesity 14 6.4 15 7.1 29 6.7
Underweight 9 4.3 10 4.9 19 4.6
Total 211 211 422
  1. Abbreviation: BMI, body mass index.
  2. *Significantly different from boys (P<0.05).