Table 3

Anthropometric indices of the study subjects (n = 888)
Mean ± SD variables Number Percentage
BMI (Mean ± SD) 25 ± 4
Underweight (<18.5) 35 4
Normal (18.5-22.9) 234 26
Overweight (23–24.9) 192 22
Obese (>25) 427 48
WC (in cm) (Mean ± SD) 88 ± 11.2
Normal (<80) 204 23
Health Risk (>80 & above) 684 77
WHR (Mean ± SD) 0.97 ± 0.08
Normal (<0.80) 1 0.1
Health Risk (>0.80 & above) 887 99.9
WHtR (Mean ± SD) 0.58 ± 0.08
Normal (<0.50) 5 11
Health Risk (>0.50 & above) 883 89

Results are expressed as number (percentage) and mean ± SD, BMI = Body mass index, WC = Waist circumference, WHR = Waist to hip ratio, WHtR = Waist to height ratio.

Akter et al.

Akter et al. BMC Research Notes 2014 7:513   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-7-513

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