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Table 2 Prevalence of overweight and obesity in the children of the ADHD group in relation to different categories

From: Prevalence of obesity and overweight among Chinese children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a survey in Zhejiang Province, China

  Overweight (%) Obesity (%) Overweight + Obesity (%)
Gender
Male 20 (16.3%) 15 (12.2%) 28.5
Female 7 (20.0%) 4 (11.4%) 31.4
Developmental stage    
Pre-pubertal 23 (16.3%) 13 (9.2%) 24.1
Pubertal 4 (23.5%) 6 (35.3%) 58.8
ADHD subtypes    
Inattentive 10 (12.5%) 10 (12.5%) 25.0
Hyperactive/Impulsive 3 (9.1%) 4 (12.1%) 21.2
Combined 14 (31.1%) 5 (11.1%) 42.2
Total 27 (17.1%) 19 (12.0%) 29.1
  1. ADHD: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.