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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample (n=145)

From: Association of adipokines and adhesion molecules with indicators of obesity in women undergoing mammography screening

Variables Values (± SD)
Mean age (years) 55.74 (±8,01)
Mean BMI (kg/m2) 29.46 (±5,6)
Mean WHR 0.88 (±0,06)
WHR ≥ 0.8 88.3%
Race (%)  
 White 76.6
 Black 23.4
Mean age of menopause (years) 46 (±5.6)
Postmenopausal status (%) 64.5
Mean number of meals/day 3.94 (±1)
Mean energy intake (kcal/day) 2107 (±599)
Mean fasting glycemia levels (mg/dl) 105.38 (±26.9)
Mean triglycerides levels (mg/dl) 165.63 (±99)
Mean total cholesterol levels (mg/dl) 205 (±44)
Mean HDL cholesterol levels (mg/dl) 53.48 (±15.5)
Mean LDL cholesterol levels (mg/dl) 115.7 (±40.5)
Prevalence of diabetes (%) 14.5
Prevalence of hypertension (%) 46.9
Prevalence of dyslipidemia (%) 31.7
Use of oral hypoglycemic agents (%) 6.9
Use of statins (%) 12.4
Physical activity (%)* 35.2
BMI (kg/m2)  
 <18.5 0.7
 18.5-24.9 22.8
 25-29.9 37.2
 30-34 24.8
 35-39.9 9
 ≥40 5.5
  1. BMI – body mass index; WHR - waist-hip ratio; HDL-High Density Lipoprotein; LDL-Low Density Lipoprotein.
  2. * Defined as a minimum of 30 minutes of exercises 2 times a week.