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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the participants by gender

From: Optimal cut-off of obesity indices to predict cardiovascular disease risk factors and metabolic syndrome among adults in Northeast China

Variable All Male Female t/χ2 P value
(n = 16766) (n = 7697) (n = 9069)
Age(years) 47.80 ± 13.18 47.00 ± 13.74 48.47 ± 12.66 −7.20 <0.001
Height(cm) 162.84 ± 8.62 169.23 ± 6.59 157.41 ± 6.04 120.19 <0.001
Weight(kg) 64.49 ± 11.84 69.80 ± 11.91 59.98 ± 9.72 57.84 <0.001
WC(cm) 82.39 ± 10.52 84.70 ± 10.44 80.44 ± 10.19 26.58 <0.001
HC(cm) 95.08 ± 7.23 95.58 ± 7.2 94.66 ± 7.23 8.23 <0.001
SBP(mmHg) 131.35 ± 21.33 134.46 ± 19.75 128.71 ± 22.24 17.74 <0.001
DBP(mmHg) 80.01 ± 11.74 82.33 ± 11.73 78.04 ± 11.39 23.89 <0.001
TC(mmol/L) 4.90 ± 1.08 4.88 ± 1.06 4.92 ± 1.10 −2.50 0.012
TG(mmol/L) 1.96 ± 1.80 2.17 ± 2.09 1.79 ± 1.49 13.51 <0.001
LDL-C(mmol/L) 2.94 ± 0.89 2.89 ± 0.86 2.98 ± 0.92 −6.25 <0.001
HDL-C(mmol/L) 1.39 ± 0.39 1.35 ± 0.41 1.42 ± 0.36 −11.89 <0.001
FBG (mmol/L) 5.38 ± 1.66 5.52 ± 1.68 5.27 ± 1.64 9.94 <0.001
Hypertension 6249(37.27 %) 3162(41.08 %) 3087(34.04 %) 88.31 <0.001
Dyslipidemia 6679(39.76 %) 3410(44.30 %) 3269(36.05 %) 118.44 <0.001
Diabetes 1688(10.07 %) 820(10.65 %) 868(9.57 %) 5.39 0.02
MetS 5535(33.01 %) 2638(34.27 %) 2897(31.94 %) 10.21 0.001