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Table 3 Sex distribution of WHR, Waist categories, WHtR, BP and RBS among Respondents

From: Nutritional status and Cardiometabolic health among adolescents; findings from southwestern Nigeria

Variable Sex distribution Total (%) Statistics
Males (%) Females (%)
WHR χ2 = 23.81c
 Normal 118 (90.8) 123 (67.2) 241 (77.0) df = 1
 Abnormal 12 (9.2) 60 (32.8) 72 (23.0) p < 0.001a
WHtR χ2 = 4.01c
 Low 125 (96.2) 165 (90.2) 290 (92.7) df = 1
 High 5 (3.8) 18 (9.8) 23 (7.3) p = 0.045a
BP χ2 = 4.59 c
 Normal 96 (73.8) 114 (62.3) 210 (67.1) df = 1
 Elevated 34 (26.2) 69 (37.7) 103 (32.9) p = 0.032a
bRBS (n = 179) χ2 = 0.344 c
 Normal 66 (95.7) 107 (97.3) 173 (96.6) df = 1
 Elevated 3 (4.3) 3 (2.7) 6 (3.4) p = 0.558
  1. WHR waist-hip ratio, WHtR waist-to-height ratio, BP blood pressure, RBS random blood sugar
  2. a statistically significant; b Only 179 adolescents consented to the test c Chi-square test used