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Table 1 Distribution (number and proportion) of the study samples by background variables

From: Correction of self-reported BMI based on objective measurements: a Belgian experience

  HIS 2013 FCS 2014
Background variables N % N %
Region of residency Flemish Region 2113 32.3 702 57.9
Brussels Region 1911 29.2 90 7.4
Walloon Region 2521 38.5 421 34.7
Gender Males 3188 48.7 596 49.1
Females 3357 51.3 617 50.9
Education Low level 3503 52.5 556 45.8
High level 3042 46.5 657 54.2
Age group 18–34 years 2155 32.9 456 37.6
35–50 years 2397 36.6 414 34.1
51–64 years 1993 30.5 343 28.3
Total   6545 100.0 1213 100.0