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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of anthropometric measures of the analytic sample, Exam 2 (2005–2008)

From: Obesity and overall mortality: findings from the Jackson Heart Study

  N (%) Weight (kg)
Mean (SD)
Height (cm)
Mean (SD)
WC (cm)
Mean (SD)
HC (cm)
Mean (SD)
BMI (kg/m2)
Mean (SD)
WHtR
Mean (SD)
WHR
Mean (SD)
Overall 3976 (100) 91.2 (21.1) 168.6 (9.5) 102.2 (15.7) 114.3 (14.5) 32.1 (7.1) 0.61 (0.10) 0.89 (0.08)
Age, years
 20–39 183 (4.6) 99.9 (29.4) 171.0 (10.0) 102.5 (20.6) 117.5 (17.6) 34.2 (9.8) 0.60 (0.12) 0.87 (0.08)
 40–59 1814 (45.6) 94.4 (22.0) 169.7 (9.4) 102.1 (16.2) 115.5 (15.0) 32.8 (7.4) 0.60 (0.10) 0.88 (0.08)
  ≥ 60 1979 (49.8) 87.3 (18.3) 167.3 (9.3) 102.4 (14.7) 112.9 (13.5) 31.2 (6.3) 0.61 (0.09) 0.91 (0.07)
Sex
 Women 2564 (64.5) 88.5 (20.7) 163.6 (6.6) 101.5 (16.1) 116.6 (15.2) 33.0 (7.4) 0.62 (0.10) 0.87 (0.07)
 Men 1412 (35.5) 95.9 (20.8) 177.6 (6.9) 103.6 (14.7) 110.1 (12.0) 30.3 (6.0) 0.58 (0.08) 0.94 (0.06)
Smoking Status
 Current smoker 493 (12.4) 88.5 (20.4) 170.6 (9.4) 100.7 (14.3) 110.4 (13.2) 30.4 (6.6) 0.59 (0.09) 0.91 (0.07)
 Non-current smoker 2483 (87.6) 91.5 (21.1) 168.3 (9.5) 102.5 (15.9) 114.9 (14.6) 32.3 (7.1) 0.61 (0.10) 0.89 (0.08)
BMI (kg/m2)
  < 30 1771 (44.5) 76.1 (11.1) 169.7 (9.5) 91.1 (9.0) 103.5 (6.7) 26.3 (2.5) 0.54 (0.05) 0.88 (0.07)
  ≥ 30 2205 (55.5) 103.2 (19.3) 167.7 (9.3) 111.2 (14.1) 123.0 (13.2) 36.7 (6.1) 0.66 (0.08) 0.91 (0.08)
  1. SD standard deviation, BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, HC hip circumference, WHtR waist-to-height ratio, WHR waist-to-hip ratio