Skip to main content

Table 1 Socio-demographic data

From: Self-perception and quality of life among overweight and obese rural housewives in Kelantan, Malaysia

Variables Categories Frequency Percent (%)
Numbers of sample population and sub-district (n = 421) Tanjung Pauh 48 11.4
Tawang 53 12.6
Perupok 53 12.6
Melawi 47 11.2
Bekelam 54 12.8
Gunong 50 11.9
Mahligai 65 15.4
Telong 51 12.1
Age group of respondents (n = 421) Mean age = 45.01 ± 9.01 years old 20 – 29 23 5.4
30 – 39 96 22.8
40 – 49 152 36.1
50 – 59 141 33.5
60 and above 9 2.1
Marital status (n = 421) Married 366 366
Divorce 10 10
Widow 45 45
Size of households (n = 421) Mean size of households: 6.00 ± 2.48 peoples 1 – 4 151 35.9
5 – 9 238 56.5
>9 32 7.6
Numbers of children living in households (n = 421) Mean numbers of children living in households: 5.3 ± 3.0 peoples None 18 4.3
1 – 4 154 36.6
5 – 9 207 49.2
10 – 14 39 9.3
15 and above 3 0.7