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Table 1 Anthropometric indices in the studied sample according to gender

From: Gender difference in determinant factors of being overweight among the 40–70-year-old population of Kharameh cohort study, Iran

Anthropometric Variable Total Gender
Men Women
Number of subjects 8222 (100.0) 3992 (48.6) 4230 (51.4)
Height (cm) 163.65 (± 9.6) 170.79 (± 7.1) 156.91 (± 6.3)
Weight (kg) 67.05 (± 10.2) 71.14 (± 10.3) 63.20 (± 8.5)
BMI (kg/m2) 24.99 (± 2.92) 24.34 (± 2.9) 25.62 (± 2.8)
Normal weight (18.5  BMI < 25.0) 3828 (46.6) 2249 (56.4) 1579 (37.3)
Overweight (25.0  BMI < 30.0) 4390 (53.4) 1741 (43.6) 2649 (62.7)
  1. Data is reported as mean (± SD) or frequency (%) as indicated