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Table 1 Characteristics of the study participants (n=4201)

From: Neck circumference as an independent predictive contributor to cardio-metabolic syndrome

  Male (n=2508) Female (n=1693)
  Mean SD Mean SD
Continuous data     
Age (year) 44.1 12.4 43.1 11.3
Height, cm 169.4 5.8 158.1 5.4
Weight, kg 70.23 9.85 56.69 8.20
Neck circumference, cm 37.40 2.46 32.46 2.24
Waist circumference, cm 86.44 8.71 76.36 8.88
Hip circumference, cm 96.50 5.87 92.85 5.99
Body mass index, kg/m2 24.44 2.98 22.67 3.10
Waist-to-hip ratio 0.89 0.06 0.82 0.06
SBP, mmHg 125.0 16.1 118.8 18.5
DBP, mmHg 78.3 11.6 72.8 10.7
TG, mmol/L 1.81 1.36 1.24 0.93
TC, mmol/L 5.59 1.09 5.51 1.08
HDL-C, mmol/L 1.25 0.36 1.52 0.38
LDL-C, mmol/L 3.51 0.97 3.33 0.93
Glucose, mmol/L 5.08 1.22 4.90 0.77
ApoA, g/L 1.19 0.32 1.37 0.39
ApoB, g/L 0.96 0.28 0.89 0.23
ApoE, g/L 43.53 14.59 43.10 12.85
Categorical data n % n %
MS 443 17.66 215 12.70
High BP 965 38.48 429 25.34
Increased FBG 349 13.92 150 8.86
Increased TG 972 38.76 287 16.95
Decreased HDL-C 646 25.76 471 27.82
Increased LDL-C 1395 55.62 743 43.89
Increased TC 1633 65.11 1046 61.78
  1. Abbreviations: SD, standard deviation.