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Table 2 Comparison of relevant indicators between participants with and without T2DM

From: Relationship between body composition indicators and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in Chinese adults

VariablesWith T2DMWithout T2DMχ2/tP
Sex (n, %)22.00< 0.001
 Males331 (14.35)1976 (85.65)  
 Females91 (8.58)969 (91.42)  
Age(\( \overline{x} \)± s, years)63.02 ± 13.2151.07 ± 15.3517.02< 0.001
Waist-to-hip ratio (n, %)14.76< 0.001
 Normal79 (8.88)811 (91.12)  
 Over-standard343 (13.85)2134 (86.15)  
BMI (n, %)21.22< 0.001
 < 24.0 kg/m2131 (9.40)1262 (90.60)  
 ≥ 24.0 kg/m2291 (14.74)1683 (85.26)  
Body fat percentage (n, %)30.55< 0.001
 Normal or under21 (4.59)437 (95.41)  
 Over-standard401 (13.78)2508 (86.22)  
VFA(\( \overline{x} \)± s, cm2)104.60 ± 34.7193.34 ± 33.676.40< 0.001
  1. Abbreviations: BMI body mass index, VFA visceral fat area