Table 5

Anthropometry measurements of study participants, by gender and age group. Simple linear regression p-values are shown across age groups.

Age group

P-value

Near-old

Young-old

Old-old

Mean

SD

Mean

SD

Mean

SD


Weight (kg)

Males

54.0

11.1

53.2

8.2

47.3

6.0

0.037

Females

50.3

10.7

43.4

7.3

41.5

7.5

0.004

All

52.0

10.9

47.1

8.9

44.6

7.2

0.004

Height (cm)

Males

160.3

5.9

159.2

5.9

157.5

3.6

0.168

Females

150.0

4.6

151.2

4.1

148.4

4.3

0.479

All

154.7

7.3

154.2

6.2

153.2

6.1

0.394

BMI (kg/m2)

Males

20.9

3.6

21.1

3.7

19.1

2.7

0.188

Females

22.3

4.0

19.0

3.2

18.6

3.3

0.003

All

21.7

3.8

19.8

3.5

18.9

3.0

0.006


Risonar et al. Nutrition Journal 2009 8:19   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-8-19

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