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Table 1 The prevalence of overweight and obesity according to the level of physical activity in Nkonkobe Municipality

From: Lifestyle factors and co-morbidities associated with obesity and overweight in Nkonkobe Municipality of the Eastern Cape, South Africa

  Normal Obese Overweight Underweight P
Variables N % N % N % N %  
Moderate physical activity          P < 0.05
1–3 days/week 25 47.17 13 24.52 13 24.52 2 3.78  
4–7 days/week 20 47.62 18 42.86 4 9.52   0.00  
No physical activity          
  2 10.00 14 70.00 3 15.00 1 5.00  
Vigorous physical activity          P < 0.05
1–3 days/week 14 38.46 8 38.46 7 15.38 2 7.69  
4–7 days/week 18 76.47 13 17.65 3 5.88   0.00