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Table 1 Anthropometric values (mean ± SE of mean) by gender and tobacco use

From: Association between tobacco use and body mass index in urban Indian population: implications for public health in India

  Men Women*
  n Age (years) Height (cm) Weight (kg) BMI (kg/m 2 ) n Age (years) Height (cm) Weight (kg) BMI (kg/m 2 )
Never users 10493 49.6 ± 0.12 161.5 ± 0.07 59.0 ± 0.11 22.6 ± 0.04 23965 46.3 ± 0.07 148.9 ± 0.04 52.5 ± 0.07 23.7 ± 0.03
Ex-users
   Ex-smoking 693 59.7 ± 0.48 161.8 ± 0.26 57.9 ± 0.44 22.0 ± 0.15 - - - - -
   Ex-smokeless 824 58.4 ± 0.43 160.3 ± 0.25 57.2 ± 0.38 22.2 ± 0.13 1284 53.7 ± 0.34 147.9 ± 0.17 49.5 ± 0.30 22.6 ± 0.13
   Ex-mixed 270 61.3 ± 0.73 160.3 ± 0.42 57.3 ± 0.74 22.2 ± 0.25 - - - - -
Ever users
   Smoking 6017 50.8 ± 0.15 161.3 ± 0.09 55.8 ± 0.15 21.4 ± 0.05 159 54.5 ± 1.03 150.5 ± 0.63 48.8 ± 0.85 21.5 ± 0.34
   Smokeless 18365 50.1 ± 0.08 160.5 ± 0.05 56.1 ± 0.08 21.8 ± 0.03 35296 49.3 ± 0.06 147.3 ± 0.03 48.0 ± 0.06 22.1 ± 0.02
   Mixed 5194 50.1 ± 0.16 161.6 ± 0.09 55.2 ± 0.15 21.1 ± 0.05 107 51.9 ± 1.19 150.0 ± 0.74 47.3 ± 1.09 21.0 ± 0.44
Types of smoking**
   Cigarette 4980 49.0 ± 0.16 162.6 ± 0.09 59.1 ± 0.16 22.3 ± 0.05 17 51.5 ± 2.20 157.6 ± 1.50 60.2 ± 1.48 24.3 ± 0.72
   Bidi 5290 51.9 ± 0.16 160.2 ± 0.09 52.5 ± 0.14 20.4 ± 0.05 217 54.2 ± 0.90 149.7 ± 0.52 46.8 ± 0.73 20.9 ± 0.30
   Cigarette + bidi 739 49.9 ± 0.44 162.2 ± 0.25 54.5 ± 0.40 20.7 ± 0.14 9 57.7 ± 3.86 153.0 ± 3.56 50.6 ± 2.43 21.7 ± 1.05
Types of Smokeless
   Mishri 2724 48.9 ± 0.21 159.9 ± 0.13 56.4 ± 0.20 22.0 ± 0.07 15899 46.0 ± 0.08 147.7 ± 0.05 48.8 ± 0.08 22.4 ± 0.04
   Mishri + other 7426 50.8 ± 0.13 160.0 ± 0.08 55.0 ± 0.12 21.4 ± 0.04 13401 52.5 ± 0.10 146.6 ± 0.05 46.5 ± 0.09 21.6 ± 0.04
   Betel quid 4639 50.3 ± 0.17 161.1 ± 0.10 57.5 ± 0.16 22.1 ± 0.06 3844 50.8 ± 0.18 148.0 ± 0.10 49.3 ± 0.18 22.5 ± 0.08
   Other tobacco 3234 49.1 ± 0.20 160.9 ± 0.12 56.4 ± 0.19 21.7 ± 0.07 942 50.0 ± 0.40 147.8 ± 0.21 47.7 ± 0.36 21.8 ± 0.16
   Areca nut 342 51.7 ± 0.68 161.5 ± 0.36 59.4 ± 0.60 22.7 ± 0.20 1210 51.5 ± 0.35 148.0 ± 0.18 50.5 ± 0.33 23.0 ± 0.14
  1. *Due to very small numbers of female ex-smokers and with ex-mixed habit the data are not included
  2. **Ever smokers and mixed users were clubbed together