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Prevalence and Predictors of Overweight and Obesity Among Kenyan Women


Prevalence of overweight and obesity among rural and urban women of Kenya. Data source: 2014 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey.

Weight class Urban, % Rural, % Total, %
Underweight 5.5 11.2 8.8
Normal weight 51.0 62.8 58.4
Overweight 28.6 18.9 22.7
Obese 14.9 7.1 10.1

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