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Research Article

Evaluation of Metabolic Syndrome and Its Associated Risk Factors in Type 2 Diabetes: A Descriptive Cross-Sectional Study at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana

Table 2

Anthropometrics of the study population stratified by gender.

VariablesTOTALMALEFEMALEp-value
(n = 405)(n = 81)(n = 324)

Weight (kg)70.2 ± 14.073.7 ± 12.569.3 ± 14.30.012
Height (m)1.6 ± 0.11.7 ± 0.11.6 ± 0.1< 0.001
BMI (kg/m2)27.9 ± 5.026.5 ± 4.228.3 ± 5.10.004
WC (cm)100.0 ± 12.298.3 ± 11.5101.4 ± 12.30.040
HC (cm)103.9 ± 9.7101.2 ± 8.3104.6 ± 9.90.005
WHR1.0 ± 0.11.0 ± 0.11.0 ± 0.10.924

Data are presented as mean ± SD. BMI: body mass index; WC: waist circumference; HC: hip circumference; WHR: waist to hip ratio.

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