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Table 1 Basic information of research population

From: Predicting value of five anthropometric measures in metabolic syndrome among Jiangsu Province, China

Variables Male (%) Female (%) P value
N = 3606 N = 4434
Age 54.73 ± 15.12 53.73 ± 15.09 0.003
  ≤ 54 1639 (45.5) 2205 (49.7) <0.001
  ≥ 55 1967 (54.5) 2229 (50.3)  
Education levela    <0.001
 Primary school and below 280 (7.8) 1019 (23.0)  
  Middle school 2439 (67.7) 2670 (60.3)  
  University and above 885 (24.6) 737 (16.7)  
WC (cm) 86.17 ± 16.23 81.71 ± 10.19 <0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 24.31 ± 4.91 24.27 ± 3.97 0.650
WHtR 0.51 ± 0.059 0.52 ± 0.067 <0.001
Smoking    <0.001
 no 1801 (50.1) 4326 (97.9)  
 yes 1795 (49.9) 95 (2.1)  
Drinking    <0.001
 no 1825 (50.6) 4115 (92.8)  
 yes 1781 (49.4) 319 (7.2)  
ABSI 7.95 ± 0.66 7.83 ± 0.68 <0.001
BRI 3.67 ± 1.16 3.89 ± 1.36 <0.001
  1. aEducation level is not of all subjects
  2. WC Waist circumference, BMI body mass index, WHtR waist-to-height ratio, ABSI a body shape index, BRI body roundness index