Table 3

Change of BMI status between 2008 and 2009 among adults aged ≥18 years, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

2009 BMI (kg/m2)

% a (standard error [SE])


2008 BMI (kg/m2)

11.7-18.4

18.5-24.9

25.0-29.9

30.0-39.9

≥ 40.0


11.7-18.4

62.0 (1.37)

35.8 (1.37)

1.6 (0.32)

0.5 (0.13)

0.02 (0.02)

18.5-24.9

0.9 (0.05)

88.8 (0.19)

9.5 (0.18)

0.7 (0.06)

0.04(0.01)

25.0-29.9

0.1 (0.01)

9.0 (0.17)

83.4 (0.22)

7.5 (0.16)

0.1(0.03)

30.0-39.9

0.1 (0.02)

1.2 (0.07)

16.7 (0.26)

79.3 (0.29)

2.7 (0.13)

≥ 40.0

0.1 (0.08)

0.3 (0.04)

2.4 (0.22)

29.6 (0.71)

67.6 (0.72)


a Weighted percentage, the row percentages sum to 100%

Pan et al. Population Health Metrics 2011 9:56   doi:10.1186/1478-7954-9-56

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