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Table 1 Thresholds used to define waist circumference (WC) categories [28] and to define excess of body fat (BF) mass [30].

From: Dose-dependent positive association between cigarette smoking, abdominal obesity and body fat: cross-sectional data from a population-based survey

  Men Women
Waist (cm)   
   Normal <94 <80
   Medium ≥94 and <102 ≥80 and <88
   Large ≥102 ≥88
Body fat (%)*   
   32-44 years ≥28.1 ≥35.9
   45-54 years ≥28.7 ≥36.5
   55-64 years ≥30.6 ≥40.5
   65-75 years ≥32.6 ≥44.4
  1. * These cutoffs correspond to BF mass ≥95th percentile according to Kyle et al.[30]