Skip to main content

Table 1 Anthropometric Characteristics of premenopausal (N = 51) and Postmenopausal (N = 50) women

From: Walking balance is mediated by muscle strength and bone mineral density in postmenopausal women: an observational study

Menopausal status Age Height Weight Body mass index
X ± SD Range X ± SD Range X ± SD Range X ± SD Range
Pre-menopause 35.74 ± 1.52 27–49 1.63 ± 2.33 1.47–1.8 73.09 ± 4.52 50.6–100.9 27.47 ± 1.62 18.6–42.1
Post-menopause 53.32 ± 2.28 42–71 1.60 ± 2.05 1.35–1.76 75.01 ± 4.74 47.3–129 29.49 ± 1.72 18.8–40.1
Mean difference 17.57 ± 2.70   −3.45 ± 3.08   1.92 ± 6.49   2.02 ± 2.34  
t-value + 12.93   −2.23   + 0.59   + 1.72  
df 99   99   99   99  
p-value one tailed < 0.0001***   0.01*   0.28   0.04*  
  1. *Indicates significance at p < 0.05; ***indicates significance at p < 0.0001