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Table 2 Characteristics of NHANES 2001–2 sample

From: Predicting waist circumference from body mass index

  Men(N = 2,246) Women(N = 2,395)
  Mean Std. Error Mean Std. Error
Age 43.95 0.559 44.64 0.531
Race/Ethnicity     
 White 76.6%   76.1%  
 Black 10.1%   11.1%  
 Hispanic 13.3%   12.8%  
Body Fat     
 WC 97.4 0.295 90.5 0.384
 BMI 27.2 0.088 26.9 0.143
 Overweighta 43.5%   30.3%  
 Obeseb 23.9%   28.2%  
  1. a BMI ≥ 25.
  2. b BMI ≥ 30.