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Table 2 Summary of Physical Measurements of the UAE Healthy Future pilot study

From: The UAE healthy future study: a pilot for a prospective cohort study of 20,000 United Arab Emirates nationals

Measurement category Instrument detail
Physical Measurements
Anthropometrics Standing and sitting height (Seca 202, Germany), body mass and bio impedance analysis (Tanita MC-780 MA body analyzer, Tanita Corporation, Tokyo, Japan), neck, waist, and hip circumference (Wessex non-stretchable sprung tape).
Hand grip strength Right and left-hand grip strengths (Jamar hydraulic hand dynamometer, Patterson Medical, IL, USA).
Peripheral blood pressure and heart rate Blood pressure measured twice (Omron M10-IT, Omron corporation, Kyoto, Japan)