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Table 4 Bivariate analysis of anthropometric characteristics

From: Risk factors of peripheral arterial disease: a case control study in Sri Lanka

  Cases (n = 79) Controls (n = 158) p value
No % No %
Generalized obesity
BMI<18.5 kg/m2 17 21.5 16 10.1 0.067
BMI 18.5–24.9 kg/m2 25 31.6 52 32.9
BMI ≥25 kg/m2 37 46.8 90 57.0
High Waist circumference 0.782
Yes 37 46.8 77 48.7
No 42 53.2 81 51.3
High Waist hip ratio 0.331
Yes 49 62.1 108 68.3
No 30 37.9 50 31.6