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Table 4 Prevalence of abdominal obesity by the new cutoff points in different socioeconomic classes and urban/rural areas among NT and HT men and women

From: Cut off values of waist circumference & associated cardiovascular risk in egyptians

  Low SES
N (%)
Mid SES
N (%)
High SES
N (%)
Urban
N (%)
Rural
N (%)
NT and HT males 121 (32.7) 271 (55.1) 71 (69.6) 393 (56.3) 70 (26.3)
NT females 62 (31.2) 103 (52.3) 20 (55.6) 153 (50.8) 32 (24.4)
HT females 163 (41.5) 270 (68.2) 52 (65.8) 419 (66.4) 66 (27.8)
  1. NT and HT males were grouped together because they had similar WC cutoff point for abdominal obesity.