Journal of Obesity / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

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

Table 2

Prevalence of obesity (per 100) among Pakistanis and Pakistanis residing in Oslo. Age adjusted values in brackets.

MalesNorwayPakistan value

BMI > 2556 (56)23 (23)<.01
BMI > 3022 (22)7 (7)<.01
High waist63 (64)36 (35).01
High WHR69 (70)60 (59).01

Females

BMI > 2540 (40)33 (33)<.01
BMI > 3040 (41)23 (23)<.01
High waist73 (73)76 (76).28
High WHR70 (71)82 (82)<.01

High waist: above 90 for males and 80 for females.
High WHR: above 0.9 for males and 0.8 for females.
values for difference between Pakistanis and Norwegian-Pakistanis.

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