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Table 1 Anthropometric, clinical, and biochemical description of the subjectsa

From: Metabolic syndrome and its components among university students in Kenya

Characteristics Gender N Mean Std. deviation
Age (Years) Male 116 23.2 4.0
Female 207 21.8 2.7
BMI (Kg/m2) Male 116 21.7 3.1
Female 207 23.3 3.9
Waist circumference (Cm) Male 116 77.7 7.2
Female 207 77.4 9.4
Systolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) Male 116 128.3 12.5
Female 207 116.8 12.5
Diastolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) Male 116 75.1 9.5
Female 207 74.1 8.4
Fasting blood glucose (mmd/l) Male 116 4.8 0.6
Female 207 5.1 3.2
Triglycerides (mg/dl) Male 116 122.6 67.7
Female 207 115.9 72.1
High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (mg/dl) Male 116 58.1 20.7
Female 207 59.5 18.1
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) Male 116 152.6 38.1
Female 207 171.4 38.5
Low Density Lipoprotein (mg/dl) Male 116 71.3 32.6
Female 207 76.8 39.1
Non - High Density lipoprotein (mg/dl) Male 116 114.8 37.5
Female 207 102.4 41.2
  1. aAnalysis of Variance (Anova)