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Table 1 Summary of anthropometric and BIA characteristics for the MetS and non-MetS groups

From: Metabolic syndrome and body shape predict differences in health parameters in farm working women

Variable MetS (n = 46) Non-MetS (n = 34) p-value
Age (years) 40.1 (8.9–13.5) 32.2 (6.4–10.4) p = 0.00056
BM (kg) 84.81 (14.3–21.7) 69.10 (16.1–26.3) p = 0.00033
BMI (kg/m2) 34.4 (5.2–7.9) 27.4 (5.8–9.4) p = 0.000014
WC (cm) 93.10 (8.7–13.2) 79.48 (10.7–17.5) p = 0.000002
WHR 0.81 (0.053–0.078) 0.78 (0.068–0.11) p = 0.02
Fat mass (%) 42.42 (9.22–14.00) 32.04 (12.9–21.0) p = 0.00097
  1. All values are presented as mean and 95% Confidence Intervals (CI). Student t-tests were employed, and p < 0.05 was considered statistically significant. BM-Body mass, BMI-Body mass index, MetS-metabolic syndrome, Non-MetS-non-metabolic syndrome, ns = not significant, WC-waist circumference, WHR-waist-hip-ratio