Table 2

The prevalence of adenoma according to abdominal obesity No (%)

Abdominal obesity group

Normal waist group*


No Adenoma

79(54.5)

286(74.3)

Nonadvanced adenoma

53(36.6)

86(22.3)

Advanced adenoma

13(9.0)

13(3.4)


Abdominal obesity, a waist circumference ≥ 90 cm for men and ≥ 85 cm for women according to Korean cutoff value;

*, χ2 test

Kim et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2009 9:4   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-9-4

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