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Table 1 Distribution of anthropometric measures and blood pressure (n = 7 601)

From: Age and sex-specific associations of anthropometric measures of adiposity with blood pressure and hypertension in India: a cross-sectional study

   BMI (kg/m2) WC (cm) HC (cm) WHR WHtR SBP (mmHg) DBP (mmHg) PP (mmHg) MAP (mmHg) MBP (mmHg) HTN (%)a
Age No.                      
Male
 18–29 1620 20.6 (3.6) 71.2 (9.8) 84.7 (7.3) 0.84 (0.066) 0.43 (0.058) 123.2 (11.8) 74.7 (9.5) 48.4 (8.8) 90.9 (9.4) 99.0 (9.7) 187 (11.5)
 30–39 967 21.9 (4.2) 77.2 (11.8) 87.0 (8.1) 0.88 (0.072) 0.46 (0.067) 124.3 (13.5) 78.8 (10.5) 45.5 (8.2) 94.0 (10.9) 101.6 (11.4) 163 (16.9)
 40–49 640 22.7 (4.4) 80.8 (12.4) 88.0 (8.2) 0.92 (0.079) 0.49 (0.071) 129.7 (18.9) 82.5 (12.3) 47.2 (10.9) 98.3 (13.9) 106.1 (15.0) 210 (32.8)
 50–59 519 22.7 (4.6) 81.9 (13.4) 87.7 (8.5) 0.93 (0.084) 0.50 (0.078) 133.8 (20.0) 82.6 (11.8) 51.2 (13.0) 99.7 (13.7) 108.2 (15.1) 212 (40.9)
 Total 3746 21.6 (4.2) 75.9 (12.2) 86.3 (8.0) 0.88 (0.081) 0.46 (0.072) 126.1 (15.4) 78.2 (11.1) 47.9 (9.9) 94.2 (11.8) 102.1 (12.5) 772 (20.6)
Female
 18–29 1608 20.4 (4.0) 63.9 (9.2) 84.2 (8.1) 0.76 (0.065) 0.42 (0.060) 112.6 (11.2) 72.7 (8.8) 40.0 (7.5) 86.0 (9.0) 92.7 (9.3) 71 (4.4)
 30–39 992 22.5 (4.9) 69.9 (11.5) 88.5 (9.7) 0.79 (0.071) 0.46 (0.075) 116.4 (13.4) 76.5 (9.9) 39.9 (7.7) 89.8 (10.6) 96.4 (11.2) 122 (12.3)
 40–49 737 23.8 (5.3) 73.9 (12.3) 90.9 (10.3) 0.81 (0.078) 0.49 (0.079) 123.8 (18.2) 79.9 (10.7) 43.9 (11.5) 94.5 (12.6) 101.8 (13.8) 185 (25.1)
 50–59 518 23.8 (5.6) 75.7 (13.3) 91.3 (11.3) 0.83 (0.083) 0.50 (0.087) 132.1 (21.9) 81.6 (11.2) 50.5 (15.5) 98.4 (13.8) 106.8 (15.6) 202 (39.0)
 Total 3855 22.0 (4.9) 68.9 (12.0) 87.5 (9.9) 0.78 (0.076) 0.45 (0.079) 118.3 (16.5) 76.2 (10.4) 42.1 (10.5) 90.3 (11.8) 97.3 (12.8) 580 (15.1)
  1. Values presented as mean (SD), unless indicated aNo. (%) hypertensive. BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, HC hip circumference, WHR waist-hip ratio, WHtR waist-height ratio, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, PP pulse pressure, MAP mean arterial pressure, MBP mid-blood pressure, HTN hypertension