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Table 2 Anthropometric measurement of individual at district level

From: A multivariate multilevel analysis of the risk factors associated with anthropometric indices in Iranian mid-adolescents

 DescriptorDistrict 1District 2District 3District 4P-value
TST (mm)Mean (SD)16.36 (7.33)15.65 (7.02)13.08 (5.93)16.71 (8.25)0.00
AST (mm)Mean (SD)17.49 (9.34)16.49 (7.78)14.61 (8.83)17.57 (9.36)0.00
SST (mm)Mean (SD)16.60 (8.14)16.10 (7.83)13.85 (6.71)17.91 (8.84)0.00
Height (cm)Mean (SD)165.88 (8.69)167.28 (8.08)163.62 (8.37)165.48 (8.60)0.00
Weight (kg)Mean (SD)60.50 (13.99)60.79 (13.43)56.47 (12.12)59.32 (13.97)0.00
BMI (kg/m2)Mean (SD)21.86 (4.22)21.61 (3.85)21.01 (3.69)21.59 (4.33)0.00
  1. P-values are derived from ANOVA tests (p-value < 0.05 was statistical significant), SD standard deviation
  2. Abbreviation: TST triceps skinfold thickness, AST abdominal skinfold thickness, SST subscapular skinfold thickness, BMI body mass index