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Table 2 Distribution of the adult Xavante population, from the Indian Reservations of São Marcos and Sangradouro/Volta Grande, by gender, age-group and nutritional status, 2008–2012

From: Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in the Brazilian Xavante indigenous population

Gender Nutritional status
Underweight Euthropic Weight excess Total
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Men
 20–39 years 34 (12.9) 229 (87.1) 263 (57.5)
 40–59 years 10 (9.1) 100 (90.9) 110 (24.1)
 ≥60 years 7 (8.3) 35 (41.7) 42 (50.0 84 (18.4)
 Sub-total 7 (1.5) 79 (17.3) 371 (81.2) 457 (49.1)
Women
 20–39 years 1 (0.4) 24 (8.9) 245 (90.7) 270 (56.8)
 40–59 years 7 (7.0) 93 (93.0) 100 (21.1)
 ≥60 years 13 (12.4) 41 (39.0) 51 (48.6) 105 (22.1)
 Sub-total 14 (2.9) 72 (15.2) 389 (81.9) 475 (50.9)
General
 20–39 years 1 (0.2) 58 (10.9) 474 (88.9) 533 (57.2)
 40–59 years 17 (8.1) 193 (91.9) 210 (22.5)
 ≥60 years 20 (10.6) 76 (40.2) 93 (49.2) 189 (20.3)
Total 21 (2.3) 151 (16.2) 760 (81.5) 932 (100.0)