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Table 4 Differences in cardiometabolic risk factors based on general obesity, central obesity by WC and central obesity by WHR

From: Obesity and associated type 2 diabetes and hypertension in factory workers of Bangladesh

Cardiometabolic factor General obesity by BMI Central obesity by WC Central obesity by WHR
Non-obese <25 kg/m2 Obese ≥25 kg/m2 Non-obese <90 cm Obese ≥90 cm Non-obese <0.90 Obese ≥0.90
SBP (mmHg) 117.3 (115.8, 118.7) 121.9 (120.3, 123.4)* 118.3 (116.9, 119.6) 122.3 (120.6, 124.0)* 114.9 (112.4, 117.5) 120.3 (119.0, 121.6)*
DBP (mmHg) 78.8 (77.9, 79.6) 81.7 (80.8, 82.6)* 79.1 (78.4, 79.9) 82.2 (81.1, 83.2)* 76.9 (75.4, 78.4) 80.5 (80.1, 81.6)*
HTN, % 25.4 (21.5, 29.2) 29.7 (25.0, 34.5) 24.5 (20.8, 28.1) 33.4 (27.9, 38.8)* 19.2 (12.4, 26.1) 30.2 (26.3, 34.1)*
FBG (mmol/L) 5.8 (5.7, 5.9) 6.0 (5.8, 6.2)* 5.8 (5.7, 5.9) 6.1 (5.9, 6.3)* 5.6 (5.4, 5.9) 6.1 (6.0, 6.3)*
2hBG (mmol/L) 7.8 (7.5, 8.0) 8.0 (7.7, 8.4) 7.7 (7.4, 8.0) 8.3 (7.9, 8.7)* 7.2 (6.7, 7.7) 8.4 (8.1, 8.7)*
DM, % 11.6 (8.7, 14.4) 19.2 (15.1, 23.2S)* 10.7 (8.0, 13.4) 22.6 (178, 27.4)* 5.5 (1.5, 9.5) 20.3 (16.8, 23.9)*
  1. Values are presented as mean (95 % confidence interval) or % (95 % confidence interval) adjusted for age as indicated. P < 0.05
  2. * P < 0.05 between non-obese and obese in the same group
  3. BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, WHR waist hip ratio, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, HTN hypertension, FPG fasting plasma glucose, 2hPG 2 h plasma glucose