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Table 2 Crude prevalence (95% CI) by lifestyle factor &, year and region, HIS, Belgium 19972008

From: Is the different time trend (1997–2008) of the obesity prevalence among adults in the three Belgian regions associated with lifestyle changes?

  Year Flemish Region Brussels Region Walloon Region
AL 1997 6.5 (5.3 – 7.7) 8.6 (7.1 – 10.1) 9.6 (7.7 – 11.4)
  2001 8.5 (7.4 – 9.6) 13.0 (11.3 – 14.7) 10.6 (9.2 – 12.0)
  2004 8.1 (7.0 – 9.3) 11.7 (10.1 – 13.3) 10.6 (9.1 – 12.1)
  2008 11.3 (9.8 – 12.8) 11.3 (9.7 – 12.9) 13.6 (11.8 – 15.5)
TA 1997 24.1 (21.9 - 26.2) 27.0 (24.5 – 29.6) 27.5 (25.1 – 29.9)
  2001 22.9 (21.1 – 24.7) 25.4 (23.2 – 27.6) 26.0 (24.0 – 28.0)
  2004 22.6 (20.6 – 24.6) 23.8 (21.4 – 26.1) 25.7 (23.5 – 27.9)
  2008 18.7 (16.7 – 20.6) 22.3 (20.0 – 24.6) 24.0 (21.6 – 26.4)
NH 1997 22.2 (20.0 – 24.4) 20.3 (17.9 – 22.6) 27.4 (24.9 – 29.9)
  2001 46.9 (44.5 – 49.2) 36.3 (33.8 – 38.8) 39.8 (37.4 – 42.1)
  2004 44.9 (42.6 – 47.2) 41.8 (39.2 – 44.4) 39.5 (37.0 – 42.0)
  2008 60.2 (57.8 – 62.6) 53.9 (51.4 – 56.4) 54.6 (52.2 – 57.1)
PA 1997 28.8 (26.4 – 31.1) 41.2 (38.2 – 44.2) 38.8 (35.9 – 41.8)
  2001 29.3 (27.2 – 31.5) 38.2 (35.8 – 40.6) 42.6 (40.2 – 44.9)
  2004 20.8 (19.0 – 22.6) 27.0 (24.6 – 29.5) 31.7 (29.3 – 34.1)
  2008 22.2 (20.1 – 24.2) 30.9 (28.3 – 33.5) 34.9 (32.3 – 37.4)
  1. &Lifestyle factors: daily drinking alcohol (AL), current smoking (TA), eating daily fruit and vegetables (NH) and lack of leisure time physical activity (PA).