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Table 1 Mean (SD) Anthropometric measures and indices by age-sex categories

From: Measurement of overweight and obesity an urban slum setting in sub-Saharan Africa: a comparison of four anthropometric indices

  Age groups Men Women Total
Weight (Kg) Less than 45 years 60.82 (8.45) 62.07 (12.11) 61.44 (10.42)
45–60 years 63.00 (10.03) 65.43 (13.62) 63.98 (11.68)
Above 60 years 62.17 (10.57) 62.21 (12.98) 62.19 (11.68)
All age groups 61.74 (9.36) 63.02 (12.74) 62.33 (11.05)
Height (cm) Less than 45 years 166.93 (7.41) 159.28 (6.62) 163.16 (8.00)
45–60 years 167.37 (7.00) 158.71 (7.17) 163.83 (8.25)
Above 60 years 165.16 (7.57) 156.45 (7.51) 161.20 (8.70)
All age groups 166.85 (7.32) 158.77 (6.95) 163.13 (8.21)
Hip cir. (cm) Less than 45 years 89.49 (8.03) 97.38 (10.95) 93.34 (10.35)
45–60 years 91.67 (9.20) 100.82 (11.74) 95.38 (11.24)
Above 60 years 90.91 (9.79) 98.42 (13.65) 94.30 (12.26)
All age groups 90.41 (8.74) 98.46 (11.63) 94.10 (10.92)
BMI Less than 45 years 21.85 (2.92) 24.40 (4.57) 23.13 (4.04)
45–60 years 22.50 (3.34) 25.98 (5.36) 23.92 (4.61)
Above 60 years 22.76 (3.64) 25.41 (4.98) 23.93 (4.48)
All age groups 22.19 (3.2) 24.99 (4.9) 23.47 (4.30)
Waist Circumference (cm) Less than 45 years 78.94 (8.12) 83.40 (11.03) 81.12 (9.89)
45–60 years 83.34 (9.43) 89.04 (11.68) 85.65 (10.77)
Above 60 years 84.58 (9.98) 88.69 (12.72) 86.45 (11.48)
All age groups 81.16 (9.14) 85.62 (11.74) 83.2 (10.65)
Waist to Hip Ratio Less than 45 years 0.88 (0.06) 0.86 (0.75) 0.87 (0.07)
45–60 years 0.91 (0.06) 0.88 (0.07) 0.89 (0.06)
Above 60 years 0.93 (0.07) 0.90 (0.07) 0.92 (0.07)
All age groups 0.89 (0.06) 0.87 (0.08) 0.88 (0.07)
Waist to Height Ratio Less than 45 years 0.47 (0.05) 0.52 (0.07) 0.49 (0.06)
45–60 years 0.49 (0.05) 0.56 (0.07) 0.52 (0.07)
Above 60 years 0.51 (0.06) 0.57 (0.08) 0.54 (0.08)
All age groups 0.48 (0.06) 0.54 (0.07) 0.51 (0.07)