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Table 2 Mean and SD values for age and anthropometric characteristics and prevalence of overweight and obesity in young university students

From: Changes in abdominal obesity in Chilean university students stratified by body mass index

Variables   Males Females
Years n X SD n X SD
Age (years) 2007 373 21.0 1.8 314 20.5 1.6
2010 252 20.8 1.8 328 20.6 1.7
2013 153 20.9 2.2 178 20.7 2.0
Total 778 20.9 1.9 820 20.6 1.7
Weight (kg) 2007 373 72.4 11.3 314 59.6 8.5
2010 252 72.5 10.5 328 60.1 10.5
2013 153 74.5 12.6ab 178 62 10.5ab
Total 778 72.9 11.3 820 60.3 9.8
Height (cm) 2007 373 172.7 6.7 314 161.1 6.0
2010 252 174.4 5.8 328 161.7 6.0
2013 153 173.6 6.4 178 161.1 5.7
Total 778 173.4 6.4 820 161.3 5.9
Waist Circumference (cm) 2007 373 83.9 9.2 314 76.0 7.7
2010 252 83.8 7.9 328 75.8 9.1
2013 153 89.4 10.0ab 178 83.4 10.5ab
Total 778 84.6 9.3 820 77.6 9.4
BMI (kg/m2) 2007 373 24,3 3,2 314 22,9 2,9
2010 252 23,8 3 328 23 3,5
2013 153 24.6 3.8 178 23.9 3.6
Total 778 24.2 3.3 820 23.1 3.3
    Overweight Obesity   Overweight Obesity
Prevalence BMI (BMI categories) 2007 373 96 (25.7 %) 19 (5.1 %) 314 57 (18.2 %) 7 (2.2 %)
2010 252 66 (26.2 %) 15 (6.0 %) 328 42 (12.8 %) 19 (5.8 %)
2013 153 49 (32.0 %) 14 (9.2 %) 178 38 (21.3 %) 16 (9.0 %)
Total 778 211 (27.1 %) 48 (6.2 %) 820 137 (16.7 %) 42 (5.1 %)
  1. X means, SD Standard deviation, BMI Body mass index
  2. asignificant difference in relation to 2007 (p < 0.05); bsignificant difference in relation to 2010 (p < 0.05)