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Table 1 Characteristics of the study subjects

From: Sex-related differences in the association between waist circumference and bone mineral density in a Korean population

  Men (n = 3592) Women (n = 5389) p-value
Age (years) 66.2 ± 8.0 64.4 ± 8.2 <0.001
Height (cm) 165.9 ± 5.7 153.2 ± 5.5 <0.001
Weight (kg) 65.9 ± 9.1 57.8 ± 8.0 <0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 23.9 ± 2.8 24.6 ± 3.0 <0.001
Regular exercise (%) 1391 (38.7) 1521 (28.2) <0.001
Abdominal circumference (cm) 87.1 ± 7.8 88.5 ± 9.0 <0.001
Waist to hip ratio 0.94 ± 0.05 0.95 ± 0.07 <0.001
Body fat percent (%) 25.8 ± 5.8 35.5 ± 5.9 <0.001
Fat mass (kg) 17.3 ± 5.5 20.8 ± 5.7 <0.001
Lumbar spine BMD (g/cm2) 1.161 ± 0.204 0.985 ± 0.169 <0.001
Femoral neck BMD (g/cm2) 0.881 ± 0.13 0.788 ± 0.122 <0.001
  1. Values are mean ± SD or number (percentage).
  2. BMI, body mass index; BMD, bone mineral density.