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Table 3 The prevalence of central obesity at baseline based on WC and WHtR criteria by age and gender

From: Cumulative increased risk of incident type 2 diabetes mellitus with increasing triglyceride glucose index in normal-weight people: The Rural Chinese Cohort Study

  N Defined by WC Defined by WHtR
No. of individuals Prevalence (%) No. of individuals Prevalence (%)
Men
 18–39 450 8 1.78 40 8.89
 40–59 1259 24 1.91 203 16.14
 ≥60 802 13 1.62 191 23.82
Women
 18–39 846 100 11.82 129 15.25
 40–59 1622 307 18.49 558 34.42
 ≥60 727 241 33.20 424 58.40
  1. WC waist circumference, WHtR waist-to-height ratio