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Table 4 Waist circumference and waist to hip ratio (WHR) according to age and gender in ≥ 60 year-old participating subjects.

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

Waist circumference (cm)             
  60–64 years 65–69 years 70–74 years 75–79 years 80 years and more Total
  N % N % n % N % n % n %
Women             
   ≥88 262 70.6 146 69.9 100 70.9 55 60.4 36 62.1 599 68.9
   <88 109 29.4 63 30.1 41 29.1 36 39.6 22 37.9 271 31.1
Men             
   ≥102 84 26.5 85 26.6 55 25.3 32 21.1 31 33.3 287 26.1
   <102 233 73.5 234 73.4 162 74.7 120 78.9 62 66.7 811 73.9
Waist to hip ratio (WHR).             
Women             
   ≥0.85 258 69.5 160 76.6 107 75.9 69 75.8 47 81.0 641 73.7
   <0.85 113 30.5 49 23.4 34 24.1 22 24.2 11 19.0 229 26.3
Men             
   ≥1.00 65 20.5 51 16.0 43 19.8 26 17.1 25 26.9 210 19.1
   <1.00 252 79.5 268 84.0 174 80.2 126 82.9 68 73.1 888 80.9