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Table 2 Anthropometric values according to age and gender participating subjects.

From: Anthropometric measures and nutritional status in a healthy elderly population

  Women Men Total   Women Men Total
  Mean ± S.D. Mean ± S.D. Mean ± S.D.   Mean ± S.D. Mean ± S.D. Mean ± S.D.
Weight (kg) abc     Waist to hip ratio (WHR) c    
60–64d 64.3 ± 11.7 71.8 ± 12.5 67.8 ± 12.6 60–64d 0.89 ± 0.08 0.95 ± 0.06 0.92 ± 0.08
65–69d 63.6 ± 10.4 71.8 ± 11.9 68.6 ± 12.0 65–69d 0.90 ± 0.07 0.94 ± 0.05 0.93 ± 0.06
70–74d 61.9 ± 11.1 69.6 ± 12.2 66.6 ± 12.3 70–74d 0.91 ± 0.10 0.95 ± 0.06 0.93 ± 0.08
75–79d 58.2 ± 11.7 67.7 ± 12.9 64.1 ± 13.2 75–79d 0.89 ± 0.07 0.95 ± 0.06 0.93 ± 0.07
80 and mored 57.4 ± 12.2 66.1 ± 10.4 62.8 ± 11.9 80 and mored 0.91 ± 0.10 0.96 ± 0.07 0.94 ± 0.09
Totald 62.7 ± 11.6 70.3 ± 12.3 66.9 ± 12.6 Totald 0.90 ± 0.08 0.95 ± 0.06 0.93 ± 0.07
Height (cm) abc     Waist circumference (cm) c    
60–64d 153.9 ± 7.2 163.8 ± 7.5 158.5 ± 8.8 60–64 93.8 ± 13.8 95.5 ± 11.6 94.5 ± 12.9
65–69d 152.6 ± 7.6 163.8 ± 8.1 159.4 ± 9.6 65–69 95.3 ± 14.0 96.1 ± 10.8 95.8 ± 12. 2
70–74d 151.3 ± 7.1 163.3 ± 8.7 158.6 ± 10.0 70–74 93.2 ± 11.9 95.4 ± 10.8 94.5 ± 11.3
75–79d 150.5 ± 7.4 161.3 ± 10.1 157.3 ± 10.5 75–79 91.1 ± 11.5 94.1 ± 12.5 93.0 ± 12.2
80 and mored 150.4 ± 8.2 162.0 ± 9.4 157.5 ± 10.6 80 and more 92.8 ± 15.1 95.7 ± 12.2 94.6 ± 13.4
Totald 152.6 ± 7.5 163.2 ± 8.5 158.5 ± 9.6 Totald 93.7 ± 13.4 95.5 ± 11.4 94.7 ± 12.4
BMI (kg/m 2 ) abc     Hip circumference (cm) a c    
60–64 27.1 ± 4.5 26.8 ± 4.4 26.9 ± 4.4 60–64d 104.8 ± 12.8 100.4 ± 10.3 102.8 ± 11.9
65–69d 27.3 ± 4.2 26.7 ± 3.9 26.9 ± 4.1 65–69d 105.3 ± 13.0 101.1 ± 9.6 102.8 ± 11.2
70–74 27.0 ± 4.4 26.0 ± 4.1 26.4 ± 4.3 70–74d 102.5 ± 11.5 100.1 ± 9.6 101.1 ± 10.5
75–79 25.5 ± 4.2 26.0 ± 5.0 25.8 ± 4.8 75–79 101.6 ± 10.9 98.8 ± 10.4 99.9 ± 10.6
80 and more 25.2 ± 4.4 25.3 ± 5.0 25.3 ± 4.7 80 and more 101.6 ± 14.5 98.8 ± 10.2 99.8 ± 12.1
Totald 26.8 ± 4.4 26.4 ± 4.4 26.6 ± 4.4 Totald 104.0 ± 12.6 100.2 ± 10.0 101.9 ± 11.4
Mid-braquial circumference (cm) abc     Elbow amplitude (cm) abc    
60–64 30.5 ± 4.0 30.8 ± 4.0 30.7 ± 4.0 60–64 27.8 ± 12.3 29.4 ± 11.5 28.6 ± 11.9
65–69 29.8 ± 4.5 30.4 ± 4.1 30.1 ± 4.3 65–69 28.6 ± 11.8 28.6 ± 12.5 28.6 ± 12.2
70–74 30.1 ± 4.2 29.5 ± 3.8 29.7 ± 4.0 70–74 24.6 ± 10.3 26.0 ± 13.7 25.4 ± 12.5
75–79 29.2 ± 4.7 28.6 ± 3.7 28.8 ± 4.1 75–79 25.3 ± 13.7 25.8 ± 14.1 25.6 ± 13. 9
80 and more 27.3 ± 5.7 28.8 ± 3.9 28.2 ± 4.7 80 and more 23.9 ± 11.9 24.5 ± 12.0 24.3 ± 11.9
Total 29.9 ± 4.4 29.9 ± 4.0 29.9 ± 4.2 Totald 27.0 ± 12.1 27.6 ± 12.7 27.3 ± 12.5
Calf circumference (cm) a     Knee-heel length (cm)    
60–64 35.2 ± 8.1 35.8 ± 8.0 35.5 ± 8.1 60–64d 46.2 ± 4.4 50.0 ± 5.6 47.9 ± 5.3
65–69 34.8 ± 9.2 35.6 ± 8.6 35.3 ± 8.8 65–69d 46.3 ± 3.5 49.5 ± 5.9 48.2 ± 5.4
70–74 33.7 ± 7.4 34.9 ± 9.1 34.4 ± 8.5 70–74d 46.4 ± 4.1 50.0 ± 4.1 48.6 ± 4.5
75–79 34.1 ± 9.2 33.6 ± 8.7 33.8 ± 8.9 75–79d 46.6 ± 4.0 50.2 ± 5.0 48.8 ± 4.9
80 and mored 31.3 ± 4.2 34.7 ± 8.7 33.4 ± 7.5 80 and mored 46.3 ± 4.9 50.0 ± 3.9 48.6 ± 4.6
Total 34.5 ± 8.3 35.2 ± 8.6 34.9 ± 8.4 Totald 46.3 ± 4.1 49.9 ± 5.2 48.3 ± 5.1
  1. a Significant differences between age range in women (p < 0.05)
  2. b Significant differences between age range in men (p < 0.05)
  3. c Significant differences between age range (p < 0.05)
  4. d Significant differences between women and men (p < 0.05)