Table 1

Characteristics of participants
All Female Male
N 134 42 92
Age (years) 50 ± 7 50 ± 7 50 ± 8
Height (cm) 165.0 ± 8.1 156.2 ± 4.9 169.1 ± 5.8*
Body weight (kg) 66.7 ± 12.4 54.7 ± 8.4 72.3 ± 9.8*
Body mass index (kg/m2) 23.3 ± 6.9 28.5 ± 6.9 21.0 ± 5.5*
Waist circumference 88.2 ± 8.8 84.3 ± 9.7 90.0 ± 7.8*

Data are expressed as the means with the standard deviation (mean ± SD).

*Significantly different between males and females (p < 0.01).

Ayabe et al.

Ayabe et al. BMC Research Notes 2013 6:20   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-6-20

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