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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Characterisitics of the four groups classified by BMI and WHtR

Variables NW (N=5,232) NWCO (N=1,055) OB (N=1,003) OBCO (N=4,627) P-value*
Median (IQR) or N (%)
Age (years) 47 (43, 52) 51 (45, 56) 46 (42, 49) 47 (43, 52) <0.001
Height (cm) 172.3 (168.5, 176.1) 169.1 (165.6, 172.8) 173.7 (169.7, 177.5) 171.5 (167.8, 175.4) <0.001
Weight (kg) 67.25 (63, 71.6) 69 (65.35, 72.3) 77.7 (74.1, 81.4) 80.6 (75.5, 86.5) <0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 22.8 (21.67, 23.8) 24.2 (23.6, 24.6) 25.6 (25.2, 26.2) 27.2 (26.1, 28.7) <0.001
WC (cm) 80 (76.5, 83) 87 (85, 89) 84.5 (82.4, 86.5) 92 (88.8, 96) <0.001
WHtR 0.47 (0.45, 0.48) 0.51 (0.5, 0.52) 0.49 (0.48, 0.49) 0.53 (0.52, 0.56) <0.001
Hypertension 1,414 (27.03) 430 (40.76) 364 (36.29) 2,217 (47.91) <0.001
Dyslipidemia 3,340 (63.84) 811 (76.87) 765 (76.27) 3,801 (82.15) <0.001
Diabetes 432 (8.26) 157 (14.88) 82 (8.18) 829 (17.92) <0.001
Smoking status
Current smoker 1,842 (35.21) 346 (32.8) 338 (33.7) 1,569 (33.91) <0.001
Ex-smoker 2,146 (41.02) 497 (47.11) 455 (45.36) 2,178 (47.07)
Non-smoker 1,244 (23.78) 212 (20.09) 210 (20.94) 880 (19.02)
Problem drink 1,703 (32.55) 379 (35.92) 338 (33.7) 1,812 (39.16) <0.001

BMI, body mass index; WC, waist circumference; WHtR, waist-to-height ratio; NW, normal weight no central obesity; NWCO, normal weight central obesity; OB, obesity no central obesity; OBCO, obesity central obesity.

*P-value by Kruskal-Wallis test. P-value by Chi-squared test.

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