Table 4: Percentile distribution of anthropometric indicators of men by age group (SABE Survey, São Paulo, Brazil, 2000–2006).

Age groups (years) SDPercentiles
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BMI (kg/m2)
 2000
  60–69 15725.9a3.619.821.923.825.827.730.332.1
  70–79 14625.3ab3.818.720.923.025.127.630.131.9
  ≥805824.8b3.619.720.122.524.727.128.830.9
 2006
  66–75 15725.4a3.819.020.723.025.128.029.832.5
  76–85 14624.7ab3.918.519.722.424.427.129.631.0
  ≥865823.5b3.318.019.821.323.325.628.330.1
WC (cm)
 2000
  60–69 15796.810.581.084.090.096.0104.0109.0112.0
  70–7914995.210.176.082.089.095.0101.0105.0113.0
  ≥806193.811.177.078.086.094.0101.0108.0110.0
 2006
  66–75 15793.510.677.080.087.094.0100.0106.0113.0
  76–8514991.810.874.077.085.092.099.0106.0110.0
  ≥86 6191.29.476.078.084.091.098.0103.0110.0
WHR
 2000
  60–69 1570.970.060.880.890.930.971.011.041.05
  70–79 1490.960.060.860.880.930.961.011.031.04
  ≥80610.940.080.800.850.910.950.991.031.03
 2006
  66–751570.960.090.830.860.910.961.001.051.08
  76–851490.950.070.830.860.910.950.991.031.06
  ≥86610.940.070.830.850.880.950.991.031.05
AMC (cm)
 2000
  60–6915925.9a2.422.022.824.325.827.528.829.9
  70–7915525.1ab2.721.021.723.825.326.528.228.9
  ≥806524.4b2.321.021.422.624.326.327.627.7
 2006
  66–7515924.3a2.520.521.222.724.126.027.728.5
  76–8515522.9b2.618.519.321.022.924.526.227.5
  ≥866521.9b2.418.618.820.722.123.224.727.0
AMA (cm2)
 2000
  60–6915943.7a10.328.531.336.943.050.356.060.9
  70–7915440.6b9.825.027.635.341.146.153.456.3
  ≥806537.6b9.125.026.530.737.245.050.650.9
 2006
  66–7529437.6a9.823.625.730.936.243.751.154.8
  76–85 26032.2b9.617.219.825.231.837.944.650.3
  ≥869328.7c8.617.518.024.028.832.938.448.1

BMI: body mass index; WC: waist circumference; WHR: waist-hip ratio; AMC: arm muscle circumference; AMA: arm muscle area; : mean values; SD: standard deviation.
Statistical differences among age groups, (equal superscript letters: no statistical differences between age groups; different superscript letters: statistical differences between age groups).
Statistical differences between genders.
#Statistical differences between 2000 and 2006.