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Table 1 Comparison of demographic characteristics between male and female [n(%)]

From: Neck circumference may be a valuable tool for screening individuals with obesity: findings from a young Chinese population and a meta-analysis

Variable Male (n = 641) Female (n = 528) χ 2 P
Central obesity No 555 (86.6) 498 (94.3) 19.378 < 0.001
Yes 86 (13.4) 30 (5.7)
Overweight/ obesity No 524 (81.7) 468 (88.6) 10.694 0.001
Yes 117 (18.3) 60 (11.4)
Smoking No 548 (85.5) 520 (98.5) 61.924 < 0.001
Yes 93 (14.5) 8 (1.5)
Drinking Never 109 (17.0) 307 (58.1) 218.069 < 0.001
Occasionally 485 (75.7) 212 (40.2)
Frequently 47(7.3) 9 (1.7)