Table 3 Projected rates of obesity to 2012 (based on linear and non-linear trends) by age groups and sex
19–34 years35–54 years55–74 years75+ yearsTotal
% (95% prediction intervals)% (95% prediction intervals)% (95% prediction intervals)% (95% prediction intervals)% (95% prediction intervals)
Men
    2012 Linear22.8 (17.6 to 28.0)35.1 (33.0 to 37.1)36.4 (33.0 to 40.0)25.5 (19.7 to 31.2)32.1 (30.4 to 34.8)
    R20.982
    2012 Power18.3 (13.5 to 24.1)28.0 (23.6 to 32.6)29.8 (25.1 to 34.7)21.2 (15.8 to 28.0)25.7 (22.1 to 29.9)
    R20.918
    2012 Exponential28.3 (18.5 to 38.3)40.9 (35.2 to 42.8)40.9 (33.5 to 45.9)29.0 (18.9 to 40.6)37.9 (34.1 to 42.0)
    R20.977
Women
    2012 Linear23.5 (20.3 to 26.6)30.6 (27.4 to 33.8)35.9 (31.6 to 40.2)28.9 (22.0 to 35.8)31.0 (29.0 to 33.1)
    R20.955
    2012 Power19.1 (15.7 to 22.7)25.8 (22.0 to 29.7)32.0 (28.8 to 35.1)25.1 (20.0 to 30.9)26.2 (23.7 to 28.9)
    R20.925
    2012 Exponential26.8 (20.9 to 31.4)33.0 (27.5 to 37.1)37.4 (31.2 to 42.9)31.1 (21.9 to 41.4)33.9 (30.4 to 37.7)
    R20.947