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Table 1 Anthropometric characteristics of all respondents

From: Soluble fibers from psyllium improve glycemic response and body weight among diabetes type 2 patients (randomized control trial)

Variables Total
  n (%) Mean (SD)
Weight   89 (13.91)
Height   1.7 (0.11)
BMI   31.7 (2.71)
 Normal 0 (0.00)  
 Overweight 11 (30.6)  
 Obese 25 (69.4)  
Waist circumferences   106.8 (7.30)
 More than 102 cm (male) 17 (94.4)  
 Less than 102 cm (male) 1 (5.6)  
 More than 88 cm (female) 18 (100)  
 Less than 88 cm (female) 0 (0.00)  
Hip circumferences   108.8 (7.79)
Waist to Hip Ratio a   0.99 (0.09)
 0.95 or less low risk (male) 4 (22.2)  
 0.96–1.0 moderate risk (male) 2 (11.1)  
 More than 1.0 high risk (male) 12 (66.7)  
 0.80 or less low risk (female) 0 (0.00)  
 0.81–0.85 Moderate risk (female) 2 (11.1)  
 More than 0.85 high risk (female) 16 (88.9)  
  1. a Health Risk Based Solely on waist to hip ratio (WHR) for male (low risk 0.95 or below, moderate risk 0.96–1 and high risk more than 1, and for female (low risk 0.95 or below, moderate risk 0.96–1 and high risk more than 1