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Table 5 Estimated percentages of children remaining overweight or obese together with estimated incidences from 2013 to 2016

From: Prevalence and incidence of overweight and obesity among Vietnamese preschool children: a longitudinal cohort study

  Age sub-cohort Remaining Ow or Ob in 2016 Incidence
Overweight
% (number of Ow children in 2013)
Obesity
% (number of Ob children in 2013)
Overweight
% (number of non-Ow and non-Ob children in 2013)
Obesity
% (number of non-Ob children in 2013)
All children   41.4 (237) 30.7 (166) 12.4 (2199) 2.7 (2436)
Urban total   46.3a**(175) 36.4a**(121) 19.9a***(1015) 4.1a***(1190)
Urban boys All 49.5 (101) 38.9 (72) 19.8 (526) 5.4b* (627)
3 years 41.7 (12) 26.7 (15) 19.0 (142) 5.8 (154)
4 years 48.3 (29) 70.6 (17) 20.9 (196) 5.8 (225)
5 years 52.0 (50) 30.6 (36) 22.6 (146) 5.6 (196)
6 years 50.0 (10) 25.0 (4) 7.1 (42) 1.9 (52)
Urban girls All 41.9 (74) 32.7 (49) 20.0 (489) 2.7 (563)
3 years 41.2 (17) 66.7 (6) 31.6 (117) 6.0 (134)
4 years 63.2 (19) 28.0 (25) 20.3 (153) 2.3 (172)
5 years 33.3 (33) 29.4 (17) 11.8 (178) 1.4 (211)
6 years 20.0 (5) 0.0 (1) 22.0 (41) 0.0 (46)
Rural total   27.4 (62) 15.6 (45) 5.9 (1184) 1.4 (1246)
Rural boys All 37.5 (32) 19.1 (21) 6.7 (639) 1.6 (671)
3 years 27.3 (11) 14.3 (7) 8.8 (227) 4.6 (238)
4 years 14.3 (7) 16.7 (6) 6.3 (206) 0.0 (213)
5 years 57.1 (14) 25.0 (8) 5.0 (182) 0.0 (196)
6 years 0.0 (0) 0.0 (0) 4.2 (24) 0.0 (24)
Rural girls All 16.7 (30) 12.5 (24) 5.0 (545) 1.0 (575)
3 years 12.5 (8) 50.0 (6) 3.4 (177) 2.2 (185)
4 years 11.1 (9) 0.0 (8) 6.2 (179) 0.5 (188)
5 years 25.0 (12) 0.0 (9) 5.2 (172) 0.5 (184)
6 years 0.0 (1) 0.0 (1) 5.9 (17) 0.0 (18)
  1. Ow overweight; Ob Obesity
  2. ªUrban vs. rural
  3. b Urban boys vs. urban girls
  4. *p < 0.05
  5. **p < 0.01
  6. ***p < 0.001