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Table 6 Distribution of body shape types and characteristics of body shape score (BSS1, mean ± s.d.) by sex

From: A novel quantitative body shape score for detecting association between obesity and hypertension in China

Body shape types Symbol Male Female
n % BSS1 n % BSS1
Chilli A (1) 2631 37.90 45.84 ± 3.03 2398 29.10 45.54 ± 2.95
Chilli pear-apple B (2) 1530 22.00 47.27 ± 2.97 1688 20.50 46.85 ± 2.94
Chilli apple C (3) 954 13.70 48.37 ± 3.41 1788 21.70 47.54 ± 3.68
Pear D (4) 270 3.90 52.41 ± 2.88 310 3.80 51.67 ± 2.69
Pear-apple E (5) 474 6.80 53.48 ± 2.58 550 6.70 52.88 ± 2.41
Apple F (6) 729 10.50 54.34 ± 2.85 1018 12.40 54.05 ± 2.85
Big pear G (7) 23 0.30 57.68 ± 3.24 26 0.30 58.09 ± 3.66
Big pear-apple H (8) 66 1.00 58.46 ± 3.24 111 1.30 58.80 ± 3.22
Big apple I (9) 262 3.80 60.17 ± 3.13 344 4.20 60.34 ± 3.55
Total - 6939 100.00 48.87 ± 4.93 8233 100.00 48.85 ± 5.08