Table 1: Descriptive statistics for SBP, BMI, WC, HC, and WHR; prevalence of obesity for woman and man; test of normality and correlations.

WomanManNormality test Spearman’s correlation
MeanSDMedian (%)MeanSDMedian (%)Shapiro-Wilk’s WSBPBMIWCHCWHR

SBP118.6615.91117.00132.3514.44130.000.96***10.33*0.35*0.25*0.31*
BMI22.764.0822.00 225
(56.3%)
24.464.3424.00 175
(43.8%)
0.93***0.33*10.80*0.81*0.46*
WC76.959.4776.0086.0611.4784.000.95***0.35*0.80*10.73*0.77*
HC100.718.79100.00102.938.93103.000.98**0.25*0.81*0.73*10.20*
WHR0.760.070.760.830.070.830.94***0.31*0.46*0.77*0.20*1
SBP > 120 
mmHg
 No130
(58%)
SBP > 140 mmHg128
(73%)
 Yes95
(42%)
47
(39%)

Significant at the 0.01 level.
Significant at the 0.05 level.
Significant at the 0.001 level.
SBP: systolic blood pressure, BMI: body mass index, WC: waist circumference, HC: hip circumference, WHR: waist-hip ratio. Notice that the endpoint for women is SBP greater than 120 mmHg (prehypertension), while for men is SBP greater than 140 mmHg (hypertension).