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Table 4 Characteristics of ARIC sample at Examination 4

From: Predicting waist circumference from body mass index

  Men (N = 3,806) Women (N = 4,967)
  Mean Std. Dev Mean Std. Dev
Age (Years) 61 4.5 61 4.5
Race/Ethnicity     
 White 81%   75%  
 Black 19%   25%  
 Hispanic 0%   0%  
Body Fat     
 WC (cm) 103 10.7 99 13.9
 Derived BMI (kg/m2) 28.4 4.0 28.2 5.0
 Height (cm) 176 6.5 162 5.9
 Weight (lbs) 194 30.7 163 30.9
 Overweighta 80%   71%  
 Obeseb 33%   35%  
  1. a BMI ≥ 25.
  2. b BMI ≥ 30.