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Table 3 Predicted prevalence (%) of obese status at follow-up after 4 years by baseline non-obese and obese status

From: Does obesity persist from childhood to adolescence? A 4-year prospective cohort study of chinese students in Hong Kong

  Non-obese at baseline Obese at baseline
  Obesity Prevalence after 4 years 95 %
Lower CI
95 %
Upper CI
Obesity Prevalence after 4 years 95 %
Lower CI
95 %
Upper CI
Female
 6 years old at baseline 3.0 2.6 3.3 18.0 15.3 21.2
 7 years old at baseline 1.6 1.4 1.9 23.4 19.2 28.4
 8 years old at baseline 0.9 0.7 1.2 30.4 22.1 41.9
Male
 6 years old at baseline 7.1 6.6 7.7 43.2 38.1 49.0
 7 years old at baseline 3.9 3.4 4.5 56.1 47.4 66.5
 8 years old at baseline 2.1 1.7 2.7 72.9 53.5 99.2
  1. Predicted using the Poisson model shown in Table 2