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Table 1 The general characteristics according to sex

From: The utility of fat mass index vs. body mass index and percentage of body fat in the screening of metabolic syndrome

Variables Men(n = 1105) Women(n = 593) Pvalue
Age(yr) 46.96 ± 8.46 46.45 ± 10.79 0.319
Body mass index(kg/m2) 26.01 ± 3.02 23.31 ± 3.36 0.000
Fat mass index(kg/m2) 5.78 ± 2.12 6.74 ± 2.25 0.000
Percentage of body fat(%) 21.59 ± 6.11 28.11 ± 5.91 0.000
Waist circumference(cm) 84.67 ± 7.35 77.81 ± 6.60 0.000
Systolic blood pressure(mmHg) 124.24 ± 17.84 124.83 ± 21.63 0.565
Diastolic blood pressure(mmHg) 77.34 ± 11.95 73.17 ± 11.1 0.000
Total cholesterol(mmol/L) 4.95 ± 0.91 4.79 ± 0.90 0.001
Triglyceride(mmol/L) 2.03 ± 1.43 1.29 ± 0.90 0.000
High-density-lipoprotein cholesterol(mmol/L) 1.12 ± 0.25 1.38 ± 0.31 0.000
Low-density-lipoprotein cholesterol(mmol/L) 3.12 ± 0.79 2.94 ± 0.78 0.000
Fasting blood glucose(mmol/L) 5.51 ± 1.25 5.09 ± 0.89 0.000
C-reactive protein(mg/L) 1.84 ± 2.10 1.38 ± 1.83 0.000
Prevalence of MetS (%/n) 21.00/232 18.40/109 0.200
Percentage of Smokers (%/n) 38.40/424 19.2/114 0.000
Percentage of regular exerciser (%/n) 32.3/357 42.7/253 0.000