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Table 2 Mean (SD) anthropometric measurements and blood lipid levels among Javanese Surinamese and South-Asian Surinamese participants

From: Comparison of cardiovascular risk factors and dietary intakes among Javanese Surinamese and South-Asian Surinamese in the Netherlands. The HELIUS study

  Javanese Surinamese (n = 197) South-Asian Surinamese (n = 2738)
BMI Overweight (BMI ≥ 23 kg/m2) Obesity (BMI ≥ 27 kg/m2) 25.8 (4.5) 26.2 (4.7)
WC (men) Overweight/obesity (WC > 90 cm) 89.9 (11.2) ** 93.7 (12.0)
WHR (men) Overweight/obesity (WHR > 0.90) 0.93 (0.06) ** 0.97 (0.07)
WC (women) Overweight/obesity (WC > 80 cm) 85.4 (11.4) 89.9 (13.2)
WHR (women) Overweight/obesity (WHR > 0.80) 0.86 (0.07) 0.93 (0.06)
Total cholesterol Hypercholesterolemia (total cholesterol level >5.2 mmol/l) 5.1 (1.0) 4.97 (1.03)
LDL High LDL (LDL level > 3.4 mmol/l) 3.1 (0.92) 3.1 (0.93)
HDL Low HDL (HDL < 1.1 mmol/L) 1.4 (0.39) 1.3 (0.37)
Triglycerides High triglycerides (triglycerides >2.0 mmol/l) 1.2 (1.1) 1.1 (0.82)
  1. * P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01 indicates statistically different from South-Asian Surinamese