Journal of Obesity / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Basic Anthropometric Measures in Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients and Individually Sex- and Age-Matched Controls from the General Population

Table 2

Anthropometric measures: means (SD) and signed relative difference ((case-control)/control) in per cent between myocardial infarction cases and their matched controls.

Weight (kg)Height (cm)BMIWaist (cm)Hip (cm)Waist/hip

Men ≤65 yr;
 Cases88.9 (15.6)177.3 (6.9)28.2 (4.4)100.8 (11.5)103.1 (8.3)0.98 (0.07)
 Controls85.9 (11.9)178.8 (6.5)26.8 (3.2)99.9 (9.6)105.1 (5.5)0.95 (0.06)
P0.0170.008<0.001>0.200.001<0.001
 Signed relative difference+3.5−0.8+5.2+1.0−1.9+3.2

Men ≥66 yr;
 Cases81.6 (14.4)175.2 (6.9)26.5 (4.0)98.8 (10.4)100.9 (7.7)0.98 (0.06)
 Controls82.5 (11.8)176.1 (6.9)26.6 (3.5)100.8 (9.8)105.6 (6.2)0.95 (0.06)
P>0.200.138>0.200.023<0.001<0.001
 Signed relative difference−1.1−0.6−0.5−2.0−4.5+3.2

Women ≤65 yr;
 Cases73.4 (16.7)162.9 (5.9)27.6 (6.0)92.7 (14.6)105.3 (12.6)0.88 (0.07)
 Controls71.5 (12.7)164.1 (5.7)26.5 (4.4)90.4 (13.3)105.6 (9.4)0.85 (0.07)
P>0.20>0.20>0.20>0.20>0.200.014
 Signed relative difference+2.7−0.7+4.2+2.5−0.3+3.5

Women ≥66 yr;
 Cases73.3 (15.7)162.2 (6.2)27.9 (6.4)95.0 (13.6)105.6 (12.2)0.90 (0.07)
 Controls69.8 (13.2)161.8 (6.0)26.6 (4.6)90.6 (12.1)105.5 (10.6)0.86 (0.07)
P0.038>0.200.0480.006>0.20<0.001
 Signed relative difference+5.0+0.2+4.9+4.90.0+4.7

value refers to the case-control difference.

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