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Overweight and General and Abdominal Obesity in a Representative Sample of Spanish Adults: Findings from the ANIBES Study

Table 1

Anthropometric data of Spanish adults.

Adults total (18–64 y)Adults 1 (18–40 y)Adults 2 (41–64 y)
MenWomenMenWomenMenWomen

(%)798 (48.2)857 (51.8)435 (26.3)448 (27.1)363 (21.9)409 (24.7)
Age (years)39.6 ± 12.240.3 ± 12.230.2 ± 6.730.4 ± 6.450.9 ± 6.151.1 ± 6.5
 Median (P25–P75)39 (30–50)40 (31–50)31 (25–36)31 (25–36)50 (46–56)51 (45–56)
Weight (kg)82.4 ± 15.3466.6 ± 13.6280.4 ± 14.8163.9 ± 12.9684.7 ± 15.6569.6 ± 13.73
 Median (P25–P75)80.3 (72–90.3)64.4 (56.8–73.6)78.3 (70.7–87)61.7 (54.8–70)83 (74.1–93.2)67.5 (59.6–76.9)
Height (cm)174.5 ± 6.95161.3 ± 6.37175.8 ± 6.91162.4 ± 6.44173 ± 6.69160.2 ± 6.09
 Median (P25–P75)175 (170–180)161 (157–166)176 (171–180)163 (158–167)173 (168–178)160 (156–164)

BMI (kg/m2)27.1 ± 4.8725.6 ± 5.326 ± 4.6224.2 ± 4.7128.3 ± 4.8827.2 ± 5.47
 Median (P25–P75)26.4 (23.7–29.5)24.7 (21.8–28.1)25.1 (22.8–28)23.3 (20.8–26.5)27.8 (25–30.8)26.1 (23.2–30)
  Normal weight (%)36.448.346.758.224.237.3
  Overweight (%)40.431.537.425.84437.7
  Obesity (%)22.717.215.210.431.624.8

Waist circumference (cm)93.8 ± 13.6182.7 ± 13.1989.4 ± 12.5678.2 ± 11.9399.1 ± 12.9487.7 ± 12.76
 Median (P25–P75)93 (84–101.6)80.5 (72.7–90.4)87.3 (80.5–96.7)76.2 (69.9–84.1)97.4 (90.5–106)86.6 (78–96.3)
  Abdominal obesity (%)24.631.415.718.735.245.3

Waist/height (WHtR)0.54 ± 0.080.51 ± 0.090.51 ± 0.070.48 ± 0.080.57 ± 0.080.55 ± 0.08
 Median (P25–P75)0.53 (0.48–0.59)0.50 (0.45–0.56)0.5 (0.46–0.55)0.47 (0.43–0.52)0.56 (0.52–0.62)0.53 (0.49–0.61)
  WHtR ≥ 0.564.752.449.236.483.270.1

Composite index:
 Level 1 (%)28.942.741.456.914.027.1
 Level 2 (%)6.44.89.46.72.82.7
 Level 3 (%)7.98.666.910.210.5
 Level 4 (%)34.226.827.819.641.934.7
 Level 5 (%)22.617.015.49.831.124.9

() Mean ± SD; BMI: body mass index; () abdominal obesity: >88 cm for women and >102 cm for men; composite index: Level 1: WHtR < 0.5 and BMI < 25 kg/m2, Level 2: WHtR < 0.5 and BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2, Level 3: WHtR ≥ 0.5 and BMI < 25 kg/m2, Level 4: WHtR ≥ 0.5 and BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2 and BMI < 30 kg/m2, and Level 5: WHtR ≥ 0.5 and BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2.
Significant differences regarding sex (S) and age groups (E) (Mann-Whitney test and 2-sample -test).

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