Journal of Obesity / 2011 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

High Levels of Cardiovascular Risk Factors among Pakistanis in Norway Compared to Pakistanis in Pakistan

Table 1

Age and physical characteristics of the Pakistanis in Oslo and in Pakistan. Numbers are mean values with one SD in brackets. values for difference between Pakistanis and Norwegian-Pakistanis. Age adjusted values below.

MalesFemales
NorwayPakistan valueNorwayPakistan value

Age44.2 (9.3)46.4 (9.5)<.0142.4 (8.6)44.2 (8.6)<.01
45.245.342.943.9
Height (cm)170.5 (5.9)170.6 (7.5).84156.4 (5.6)156.6 (6.0).69
170.5170.7156.5156.6
Weight (kg)79.8 (11.6)67.1 (14.1)<.0171.6 (12.9)64.1 (14.2)<.01
79.767.071.664.0
BMI27.5 (3.5)23.0 (4.5)<.0129.4 (5.0)26.1 (5.5)<.01
27.523.029.426.1
Waist (cm)94.4 (10.2)86.9 (12.8)<.0189.0 (12.0)90.5 (12.9).05
94.786.689.290.5
Hip (cm)100.4 (6.8)94.3 (9.9)<.01104.6 (9.8)105.5 (13.2).21
100.594.2104.6105.5
Waist/Hip0.94 (0.07)0.92 (0.07)<.010.85 (0.08)0.86 (0.07).08
0.940.920.850.86

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