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

Table 4

Anthropometric data of Spanish adults according to WHtR classification.

MenWomen
WHtR < 0.5WHtR ≥ 0.5WHtR < 0.5WHtR ≥ 0.5

282516407450
Age (years)32.5 ± 11.243.5 ± 10.935.0 ± 10.745.0 ± 11.53
 Median (P25–P75)31.0 (23.0–40.0)44.0 (36.0–52.0)34.0 (25.0–42.0)46.0 (36.0–55.0)
Weight (kg)71.5 ± 8.588.3 ± 15.158.5 ± 8.2973.9 ± 13.2
 Median (P25–P75)71.3 (65.9–77.0)86.3 (79.0–96.0)57.9 (52.9–62.9)71.5 (64.8–80.7)
Height (cm)176.1 ± 6.40173.6 ± 7.10163.0 ± 5.85159.85 ± 6.44
 Median (P25–P75)176 (172–180)173 (169–179)163 (159–167)160 (155–164)

BMI (kg/m2)23.0 ± 21.829.3 ± 4.5322.0 ± 2.6228.9 ± 4.91
 Median (P25–P75)23.0 (21.7–24.5)28.3 (26.3–31.2)21.8 (20.3–23.4)27.8 (25.7–31.5)

Waist circumference (cm)80.6 ± 5.6101.0 ± 11.272.3 ± 5.692.1 ± 10.7
 Median (P25–P75)81.1 (77.2–84.5)99 (93.3–106.2)72.2 (68.1–76.4)90.0 (84.0–98.0)
  Abdominal obesity (%)038.0059.8

Composite index:
 Level 1 (%)81.9089.90
 Level 2 (%)18.1010.10
 Level 3 (%)012.2016.4
 Level 4 (%)052.9051.1
 Level 5 (%)034.9032.4

() 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 between adults with WHtR < 0.5 and WHtR ≥ 0.5 (). Significant differences between men and women in the same WHtR group (S) (Mann-Whitney test and 2-sample -test).

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