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Table 3 Association of the Physical Measurements and diabetic status of the respondents

From: Study of the magnitude of diabetes and its associated risk factors among the tuberculosis patients of Morang, Eastern Nepal

CharacteristicsTB only (n = 282)TB-DM (n = 38)Total (n = 320)P-value
BMI
 Underweight (< 18.5 kg/m2)146 (51.8%)22 (57.9%)168 (52.5%)0.738a
 Ideal Weight (18.5–22.9 kg/m2)105 (37.2%)11 (28.9%%)116 (36.2%) 
 Overweight (≥23 kg/m2)31 (11.0%)5 (13.2%)36 (11.3) 
Waist-to-Hip ratio
 MaleObesity65 (32.7%)10 (40.0%)75 (33.5%)0.464b
Normal134 (67.3%)15 (60.0%)149 (66.5%) 
 FemaleObesity47 (56.6%)6 (46.2%)53 (55.2%)0.480b
Normal36 (43.4%)7 (53.8%)43 (44.8%) 
Blood Pressure
 Normal151 (53.5%)23 (60.5%)174 (54.4%)0.879a
 Pre-hypertension81 (28.7%)6 (15.8%)87 (27.2%) 
 Stage 1 Hypertension47 (16.7%)9 (23.7%)56 (17.5%) 
 Stage 2 Hypertension3 (1.1%)03 (0.9%) 
Mean Systolic Blood Pressure117.23 ± 16.86115.53 ± 18.410.562c
Mean Diastolic Blood Pressure75.92 ± 10.3074.21 ± 10.810.340c
  1. “a” Liner-by-Linear Association, “b” Pearson Chi-Square, “c” Independent Samples T Test