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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of study population

From: Genetic variations in APPL2 are associated with overweight and obesity in a Chinese population with normal glucose tolerance

  Normal Weight Overweight Obesity
Samples (n) 1046 601 159
Male/Female (n) 443/603 244/357 60/99
Age (years) 57.04 ± 12.76 57.49 ± 11.81 58.50 ± 11.37
BMI (kg/m2) 21.72 (20.27, 22.81) 25.61 (24.79, 26.64) 29.29 (28.48, 31.04)
Waist circumference (cm) 73.50 (69.00, 78.00) 84.00 (79.00, 89.00) 93.50 (88.00, 98.00)
Hip circumference (cm) 89.00 (85.00, 92.00) 95.50 (93.00, 99.00) 102.00 (99.00, 105.00)
WHR 0.83 (0.79, 0.87) 0.88 (0.84, 0.92) 0.91 (0.87, 0.92)
  1. Abbreviation: BMI body mass index; WHR waist to hip ratio.
  2. Data are shown as mean ± SD or median (interquartile range).