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Table 4 Anthropometric measures, physical activity, and blood markers by study center and gender

From: Multi-center feasibility study evaluating recruitment, variability in risk factors and biomarkers for a diet and cancer cohort in India

  New Delhi Mumbai Trivandrum
      Rural Urban
  Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male
  (n = 451) (n = 388) (n = 399) (n = 369) (n = 595) (n = 596) (n = 550) (n = 560)
Weight (kg) 62.8 (49, 79) 69.9 (54, 88) 58.2 (44, 73) 63.0 (50, 81) 60.5 (46, 73) 66.2 (50, 77) 62.8 (47, 78) 65.9 (50, 80)
Height (cm) 155 (147, 161) 167 (160, 176) 150 (143, 158) 164 (156, 173) 152 (143, 161) 164 (155, 172) 153 (145, 163) 164 (155, 172)
Physical Activity (MET-hr/wk) 30 (12, 100) 26 (8, 102) 175 (15, 342) 139 (12, 400) 127 (51, 263) 135 (34, 331) 154 (36, 263) 118 (17, 330)
BMI (kg/m2) 26.4 (21, 33) 25.0 (20, 30) 25.3 (20, 32) 23.3 (19, 28) 25.0 (20, 31) 23.8 (19, 27) 26.2 (21, 33) 24.5 (19, 29)
Waist (cm) 92.3 (79, 110) 95.1 (82, 108) 86.7 (72, 103) 88.4 (75, 103) 83.9 (73, 98) 85.0 (74, 98) 88 (74, 102) 86.0 (75, 99)
WHR 0.96 (0.83, 1.03) 0.98 (0.92, 1.05) 0.90 (0.81, 0.98) 0.97 (0.89, 1.05) 0.93 (0.83, 1.02) 0.97 (0.89, 1.05) 0.93 (0.84, 1.03) 0.98 (0.92, 1.06)
WHR High*, % 85 95 80 88 87 88 87 92
WTR High**, % 82 79 - - 55 62 57 68
FPG, mg/dL 103.0 (86, 140) 103.0 (87, 157) - - 92.0 (62, 168) 96.0 (62, 171) 100.0 (71,175) 100.0 (70, 171)
   ≥100 mg/dL, % 61 60 - - 44 46 63 59
   ≥126 mg/dL, % 15 16    17 17 28 25
Diabetes, self-report, % 11 13 10 12 21 25 17 18
  1. Abbreviations: BMI, body mass index; WHR, waist-to-hip ratio; WTR, waist-to-thigh ratio; FPG, fasting plasma glucose; Median (10%, 90%) unless otherwise specified as percent.
  2. *WHR ≥ 0.9 (m) ≥ 0.85 (f); **WTR ≥ 2