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Table 5 Mean score of cardiovascular risk factors (CVRF) and proportions with ≥2 CVRFs and ≥3 CVRFs according to categories of obesity indices

From: Association between obesity indices and cardiovascular risk factors in late adolescence in the Seychelles

  Males Females
  BMI Waist WHiR WHtR Fat% BMI Waist WHiR WHtR Fat%
Mean score
 P <50 1.13 1.15 1.31 1.40 1.19 0.67 0.64 0.91 0.68 0.68
 P 50-79 1.59 1.53 1.46 1.49 1.68 1.06 1.14 0.96 1.07 1.01
 P 80-89 1.75 1.95 1.78 2.10 1.70 1.73 1.33 1.26 1.43 1.73
 P 90+ 2.47 2.26 1.95 2.32 1.95 1.50 1.60 1.00 1.68 1.61
  0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.003 0.000 0.000
Score ≥ 2CVRFs (M: 44.1%, F: 28.1%)
 P <50 35.7 35.4 39.4 34.0 36.1 15.8 15.4 27.2 16.7 1.7
 P 50-79 46.5 46.7 45.8 45.7 54.2 31.9 36.8 30.9 31.9 31.9
 P 80-89 50.0 55.0 55.6 65.0 45.0 60.9 44.4 34.7 52.2 54.5
 P 90+ 73.7 68.4 52.6 68.4 52.6 45.5 43.5 17.4 50.0 47.8
  0.019 0.035 ns 0.007 ns 0.000 0.001 ns 0.000 0.000
Score ≥ 3CVRFs (M: 14.9%, F: 7.0%)
 P <50 6.1 8.3 11.1 7.2 6.1 0.0 0.0 7.9 0.0 0.0
 P 50-79 19.0 13.3 13.5 11.9 22.0 8.9 8.8 4.4 8.7 8.7
 P 80-89 20.0 30.0 27.8 45.0 25.0 17.3 14.8 8.7 13.0 18.0
 P 90+ 42.1 36.8 26.3 31.6 26.3 27.3 26.1 8.7 31.8 26.0
  0.000 0.003 ns 0.000 0.008 0.000 0.000 ns 0.000 0.001
  1. Score ranges between 0–6 according to the presence of 6 CVRFs: BP ≥120/80 mmHg; LDL-cholesterol ≥3 mmol/l; HDL <1.03 mmol/l; triglycerides ≥1.0 mmol/l; glucose ≥5.6 mmol/l; uric acid > sex-specific percentile 80.
  2. P values are indicated in italic.