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

Table 3

Anthropometric data of Spanish adults (total population) according to waist circumference classification.

MenWomen
No abdominal obesity Abdominal obesityNo abdominal obesityAbdominal obesity

602196588269
Age (years)37.86 ± 12.0645.11 ± 10.9137.51 ± 11.6543.31 ± 11.18
 Median (P25–P75)37.0 (28.0–47.3)46.0 (37.0–55.0)37.0 (29.0–46.0)47.0 (38.0–56.0)
Weight (kg)76.5 ± 10.0100.4 ± 15.260.3 ± 8.580.3 ± 12.7
 Median (P25–P75)76.5 (70.0–83.1)99.1 (91.3–106.8)59.8 (54.3–65.7)78.8 (71.0–87.5)
Height (cm)174.6 ± 6.87174.3 ± 7.22161.5 ± 6.16161 ± 6.81
 Median (P25–P75)175.0 (170.0–180.0)174.0 (170.0–180.0)162.0 (157.0–166.0)161.0 (156.0–166.0)

BMI (kg/m2)25.1 ± 3.0133 ± 4.6323.1 ± 3.1131.1 ± 5
 Median (P25–P75)25.0 (23.0–27.2)32.5 (30.0–35.3)22.9 (20.8–25.2)30.1 (27.6–33.6)

Waist/height (WHtR)0.50 ± 0.050.64 ± 0.060.47 ± 0.050.61 ± 0.07
 Median (P25–P75)0.51 (0.47–0.54)0.63 (0.60–0.67)0.47 (0.43–0.51)0.60 (0.57–0.64)
  WHtR ≥ 0.5 (%)53.2100.030.7100.0

Composite index:
 Level 1 (%)38.4062.20
 Level 2 (%)8.5070
 Level 3 (%)10.30.510.44.8
 Level 4 (%)37.723.519.243.5
 Level 5 (%)5.176.01.251.7

) Mean ± SD; BMI: body mass index; (2) 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 between adults with or without abdominal obesity. () Significant differences between men and women in the waist circumference group (S) (Mann-Whitney test and 2-sample -test).

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