Table 1

Descriptive characteristics of participants.

Male (N = 44)

Female (N = 50)

Group (N = 94)


Age

24.4 ± 4.9

21.8 ± 4.1

23.0 ± 4.6

Height (cm)

179.7 ± 6.3

166.4 ± 6.7

172.6 ± 9.3

Weight (kg)

80.3 ± 12.5

64.9 ± 11.1

72.1 ± 14.0

BMI (kg/m2)

24.8 ± 3.4

23.5 ± 3.8

24.0 ± 3.9

Waist (cm)

84.6 ± 8.7

75.1 ± 9.9

79.6 ± 10.5

Hip (cm)

101.4 ± 8.1

99.2 ± 9.5

100.2 ± 8.9

Waist hip ratio

0.83 ± 0.04

0.76 ± 0.07

0.80 ± 0.07


Means ± Standard deviation

Hull et al. Nutrition Journal 2006 5:29   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-5-29

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