Journal of Diabetes Research / 2016 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Knowledge and Lifestyle-Associated Prevalence of Obesity among Newly Diagnosed Type II Diabetes Mellitus Patients Attending Diabetic Clinic at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana: A Hospital-Based Cross-Sectional Study

Table 4

Anthropometric, clinical, and FBS levels characteristic of type 2 diabetic patients.

ParametersTotalMaleFemale value

Anthropometric index
 Weight (Kg)64.37 ± 1.1864.56 ± 1.7764.24 ± 1.590.8959
 Height (m)1.65 ± 0.011.69 ± 0.011.61 ± 0.01<0.0001
 BMI (Kg/m2)23.72 ± 0.4222.31 ± 0.5324.76 ± 0.600.0038
 WC (cm)74.85 ± 1.9173.49 ± 2.8275.84 ± 2.590.5452
 HC (cm)80.35 ± 2.0577.90 ± 2.9682.15 ± 2.810.3073
 WHR0.93 ± 0.010.93 ± 0.010.95 ± 0.010.1204
 WHtR0.46 ± 0.010.43 ± 0.020.47 ± 0.020.1001
Clinical characteristics
 SBP (mmHg)130.8 ± 1.78130.7 ± 2.39131.0 ± 2.540.9319
 DBP (mmHg)79.30 ± 1.0679.50 ± 1.4579.15 ± 1.490.8693
 FBS (mmol/l)11.78 ± 0.5313.52 ± 0.9310.50 ± 0.580.0044

Mean ± SD. SD: standard deviation; BMI: body mass index; WC: waist circumference; HC: hip circumference; WHR: waist to hip ratio; WHtR: waist to height ratio; SBP: systolic blood pressure; DBP: diastolic blood pressure; FBS: fasting blood sugar.