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Table 1 Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in obese individuals as defined by each obesity indicator, and stratified by gender, n (%)

From: The relationship of high sensitivity C-reactive protein to percent body fat mass, body mass index, waist-to-hip ratio, and waist circumference in a Taiwanese population

  Male Female
  Obesity defined by Obesity defined by
Variables %FM
(29.6)
BMI
(24)
WHR
(0.9)
WC
(90 cm)
%FM
(40.1)
BMI
(24)
WHR
(0.85)
WC
(80 cm)
Obesity 203 (25.15) 478 (59.23) 340 (42.13) 240 (29.74) 222 (25.75) 366 (42.46) 189 (21.93) 250 (29.00)
Smokinga 65 (32.02) 139 (29.08) 118 (34.81) 80 (33.33) 8 (3.62) 10 (2.74) 6 (3.17) 7 (2.80)
Drinkingb 77 (37.93) 189 (39.54) 128 (37.76) 98 (40.83) 16 (7.24) 27 (7.40) 15 (7.94) 17 (6.80)
Betel nut chewingb 14 (6.90) 37 (7.76) 27 (8.01) 17 (7.08) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00)
Exerciseb 135 (66.50) 320 (66.95) 221 (65.19) 164 (68.33) 135 (60.81) 236 (64.48) 121 (64.02) 155 (62.00)
Family history of diabetesc 48 (23.65) 116 (24.27) 72 (21.18) 53 (22.08) 52 (23.42) 98 (26.78) 46 (24.34) 58 (23.20)
Hyperglycemia 111 (54.68) 231 (48.33) 168 (49.41) 131 (54.58) 97 (43.69) 153 (41.80) 86 (45.50) 114 (45.60)
Hypertriglyceridemia 102 (50.25) 183 (38.28) 143 (42.06) 104 (43.33) 64 (28.83) 101 (27.60) 62 (32.80) 74 (29.60)
Hypertension 174 (85.71) 354 (74.06) 264 (77.65) 201 (83.75) 163 (73.42) 244 (66.67) 129 (68.25) 185 (74.00)
Low HDL cholesterol 136 (67.00) 301 (62.97) 212 (62.35) 151 (62.92) 157 (70.72) 248 (67.76) 131 (69.31) 171 (68.40)
High level of hs-CRP 74 (36.45) 137 (28.66) 104 (30.59) 76 (31.67) 105 (47.30) 140 (38.25) 83 (43.92) 109 (43.60)
  1. %FM: percent body fat mass, BMI: body mass index, WHR: waist-to-hip ratio, WC: waist circumference, high-density lipoprotein (HDL), high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP)
  2. a: Those in the non-smoking group had never smoked or had smoked less than 100 cigarettes during their lifetime, whereas those in the smoking group smoked currently or had smoked more than or equal to 100 cigarettes during their lifetime.
  3. b: Individuals who self-reported the characteristics of alcohol drinking, betel chewing or exercise were classified into the group with this specific characteristic.
  4. c: Those whose parents or siblings had diabetes were classified as having a family history of diabetes.