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Table 1 Descriptive statistics (n = 1,795)

From: Parity and diabetes risk among hispanic women from Colombia: cross-sectional evidence

Variable All women No. of births
  Mean (SD) 0 (n = 139) 1 or 2 (n = 342) 3–5 (n = 758) ≥6 (n = 556)
  n Mean (SD)
Age (yr) 1,795 61.9 (10.0) 61.1 (10.3) 57.7 (9.6) 59.8 (9.3) 67.5 (8.7)
Menarque (yr) 1,795 13.4 (1.8) 13.7 (2.0) 13.2 (1.9) 13.3 (1.8) 13.5 (1.7)
Menopause (yr) 1,795 46.9 (5.8) 46.3 (6.0) 46.3 (5.6) 46.6 (5.8) 47.7 (5.9)
BMI (kg/m2) 1,795 26.7 (5.1) 25.6 (5.7) 26.4 (4.6) 27.1 (5.0) 26.7 (5.3)
Waist Circum.(cm) 1,795 86.4 (11.4) 82.9 (12.6) 84.8 (10.9) 86.7 (11.6) 87.9 (11.6)
Hip Circum.(cm) 1,795 101.7(12.2) 98.0 (13.9) 102.0 (11.9) 102.2 (12.1) 101.9 (11.9)
WHR 1,795 0.87 (0.36) 0.90 (0.66) 0.83 (0.08) 0.87 (0.48) 0.87 (0.07)
Systolic BP(mmHg) 1,795 134 (22) 132 (22) 127 (19) 133 (21) 140 (24)
Diastolic BP(mmHg) 1,795 82 (13) 80 (12) 80 (12) 82 (13) 85 (14)
  n % n (% row)
BMI category    
Underweight 71 4.2 16 (22.5) 9 (12.7) 25 (35.2) 21 (29.6)
Normal 639 37.6 53 (8.3) 132 (20.7) 262 (41) 192 (30.0)
Overweight 626 36.8 38 (6.1) 114 (18.2) 277 (44.2) 197 (31.5)
Obese 364 21.4 25 (6.9) 62 (17.0) 169 (46.4) 108 (29.7)
WHR category  
Low risk 366 22.7 37 (10.1) 89 (24.3) 163 (44.5) 77 (21.1)
Moderate risk 453 28.2 44 (9.7) 96 (21.2) 183 (40.4) 130 (28.7)
High risk 791 49.1 49 (6.2) 123 (15.6) 330 (41.7) 289 (36.5)
Disease frequency       
Diabetes 133 7.4 2 (1.4) 21 (6.1) 53 (7.0) 57 (10.3)
  1. BMI = Body Mass Index; WHR = Waist Hip Ratio.