Journal of Obesity / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

An Anthropometric Risk Index Based on Combining Height, Weight, Waist, and Hip Measurements

Table 3

NHANES III and ARIC means.

NHANES IIINHANES III (weighted)ARIC

Number 1603414917
Deaths 48974829
% female 525151
% black 281124
Age (y) 43 (30–63)41 (30–57)54 (49–59)
Height (cm) 166 (159–174)168 (161–176)168 (161–176)
Weight (kg) 73 (63–85)73 (62–85)78 (67–89)
BMI (kg m−2) 26 (23–30)25 (22–29)27 (24–30)
WC (cm) 92 (82–102)90 (80–101)96 (88–105)
HC (cm) 99 (93–106)99 (93–106)103 (98–109)
WHR 0.92 (0.85–0.98)0.91 (0.84–0.97)0.94 (0.88–0.98)
ABSI () 0.0803 (0.0764–0.0841)0.0798 (0.0761–0.0834)0.0823 (0.0792–0.0852)
HI (cm) 100 (96–105)100 (96–105)102 (98–106)

Comparison of demography and body measurements in the NHANES III and ARIC cohorts. For age and for body measurements, medians and interquartile ranges are given. For NHANES III, frequencies and quantiles were also calculated with the sample weights given to better represent the national population.

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