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Table 5 Anthropometry measurements of study participants, by gender and age group. Simple linear regression p-values are shown across age groups.

From: Physical activity, energy requirements, and adequacy of dietary intakes of older persons in a rural Filipino community

  Age group P-value
  Near-old Young-old Old-old  
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD  
Weight (kg)        
   Males 54.0 11.1 53.2 8.2 47.3 6.0 0.037
   Females 50.3 10.7 43.4 7.3 41.5 7.5 0.004
   All 52.0 10.9 47.1 8.9 44.6 7.2 0.004
Height (cm)        
   Males 160.3 5.9 159.2 5.9 157.5 3.6 0.168
   Females 150.0 4.6 151.2 4.1 148.4 4.3 0.479
   All 154.7 7.3 154.2 6.2 153.2 6.1 0.394
BMI (kg/m 2 )        
   Males 20.9 3.6 21.1 3.7 19.1 2.7 0.188
   Females 22.3 4.0 19.0 3.2 18.6 3.3 0.003
   All 21.7 3.8 19.8 3.5 18.9 3.0 0.006