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Table 2 The results of sub-group analyses

From: The prevalence of obesity in older adults in Iran: a systematic review and meta-analysis

VariablesNo. studiesPrevalence% (95% CI)I2 (%)P valueNo. participants
Quality of studiesModerate1222.3 (16.7–29.1%)98.70.00016,228
High619.6 (14.7–25.7%)97.40.00013,715
Year of publication2000–2005231.8 (26.7–37.5%)286
2006–2011621.2 (12.4–33.8%)990.00011,160
2012–20181019.7 (15.3–25.2%)98.20.00018,497
Sample size≤1500719.8 (13.5–28.1)99.50.00025,937
> 15001122.4 (16.2–30.1)96.20.0004006