Table 7
Percentage distribution of population, by body mass index (BMI) category and sex, based on self-reported, measured and corrected data from split-sample B, household population aged 18 years or older, 2005

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BMI category Self-reported Measured Corrected
Model 1 (Full) Height and weight Model 2 (Full) BMI Model 3 (Reduced) Height and weight Model 4 (Reduced) BMI
Men
Underweight F F F F F F
Normal weight 43.1* 32.2 33.6 32.2 32.8 33.8
Overweight 42.5 44.0 44.1 45.6 48.0 45.7
Obese 13.8* 23.1 21.9 21.6 18.9* 20.1
Women
Underweight 4.7*E 3.1E 2.7E 1.5*E 2.7E 1.9E
Normal weight 58.2* 46.9 46.8 47.0 46.6 47.1
Overweight 24.6* 31.1 31.8 33.2 32.4 32.7
Obese 12.5* 18.9 18.7 18.3 18.2 18.3
* significantly different from measured estimate (p < 0.05)
Source: 2005 Canadian Community Health Survey.