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Table 1 Characteristics of study cohorts

From: Identifying obesity indicators which best correlate with type 2 diabetes in a Chinese population

  Normal T2D P-value
Participants(n) 1868 220  
Age(year) 51.66 ±10.35 56.22 ±10.06 <0.001
Height(cm)    
 Men 167.02 ± 6.54 166.56 ± 6.03 0.499
 Women 156.68 ± 5.61 155.96 ± 5.81 0.193
Weight(Kg)    
 Men 71.61 ± 11.54 77.97 ± 11.87 <0.001
 Women 63.36 ± 10.11 67.50 ± 11.04 <0.001
Hip circumference (cm)    
 Men 97.99 ± 7.11 102.46 ± 6.94 <0.001
 Women 98.22 ± 7.84 101.08 ± 7.67 <0.001
WC (cm)    
 Men 88.58 ± 9.96 95.92 ± 10.12 <0.001
 Women 83.83 ± 9.92 91.33 ± 9.85 <0.001
BMI (kg/m2)    
 Men 25.63 ± 3.62 28.05 ± 3.67 <0.001
 Women 25.76 ± 3.79 27.77 ± 4.18 <0.001
WHR    
 Men 0.90 ± 0.06 0.94 ± 0.06 <0.001
 Women 0.85 ± 0.06 0.90 ± 0.06 <0.001
WHTR    
 Men 0.53 ± 0.06 0.58 ± 0.06 <0.001
 Women 0.54 ± 0.07 0.59 ± 0.07 <0.001
  1. Unpaired t-tests were performed to determine statistical significance. All values are reported as means ± standard deviation.
  2. BMI, body mass index; WC, waist circumference; WHR, waist-to-hip ratio; WHTR, waist-to-height ratio.