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Table 2 Dietary habits associated with BMI categories in Nkonkobe Municipality

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

Variables Normal Obese Overweight Underweight P
  Normal %N Normal %N Normal %N Normal %N  
Fast foods
 Always 7 21.21 16 48.48 10 30.30   0.00 P < 0.05
 Sometimes 34 51.52 19 28.79 11 16.67 2 3.03  
 Never 5 35.71 8 57.14 1 7.14   0.00  
Vegetables
 Always 6 11.54 6 11.54 15 28.84 25 48.08 P < 0.05
 Sometimes 10 21.28 12 25.52 12 25.52 13 27.66  
 Never 6 42.86 12 85.71 1 7.14 1 7.14  
Fruits
 Always 21 38.89 19 44.44 11 13.89 1 2.78 P > 0.05
 Sometimes 27 42.86 24 38.10 11 17.46 1 1.59  
 Never 1 50.00   0.00 1 50.00   0.00