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Table 1 Mean anthropometric measures of male and female participants

From: Prevalence of obesity and overweight, its clinical markers and associated factors in a high risk South-Asian population

Parameter Gender Mean ± SD Total mean ± SD P value
Systolic BP (mmHg) Male 118.1 ± 22.0 118.6 ± 23.2 0.65
Female 119.2 ± 24.7
Diastolic BP (mmHg) Male 70.2 ± 13.2 69.4 ± 13.1 0.12
Female 68.3 ± 12.8
Waist circumference (cm) Male 87.0 ± 12.2 86.9 ± 12.0 0.78
Female 86.7 ± 11.7
Weight (kg) Male 64.6 ± 15.0 61.1 ± 14.8 <0.001*
Female 57.5 ± 14.6
Random blood glucose (mg/dl) Male 151.8 ± 84.5 144.5 ± 74.6 0.02*
Female 135.8 ± 59.9
BMI (kg/m 2 ) Male 22.7 ± 6.07 23.4 ± 5.5 0.008*
Female 24.1 ± 6.33
Hip circumference (cm) Male 97.9 ± 9.58 99.9 ± 10.2 <0.001*
Female 102.2 ± 10.3
Body fat (%) Male 31.5 ± 15.3 33.1 ± 12.6 0.005*
Female 34.9 ± 7.98
Muscle content (%) Male 41.2 ± 16.6 37.2 ± 13.4 <0.001*
Female 32.2 ± 4.07
Activity score (MET-min/wk) Male 2833.8 ± 3663.5 2607.9 ± 3190.1 0.09
Female 2339.0 ± 2496.04
Waist-hip ratio Male 0.89 ± 0.12 0.87 ± 0.1 0.009*
Female 0.84 ± 0.05
  1. *p value <0.05, differences determined by student’s t-test.