College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Age and Anthropometrics

Sample Descriptives   Males    Females
       
  N 94 104
Age        (years) m/sd 51�17 56�17
Height    (inches) 70�2.6 65�3
Weight   (pounds) 188�31 151�27
Waist     (cm) 98�9 80�10
       
% men below 102 cm 
women below 88 cm
% 69 77
% men above 102  cm
% women above 88 cm
% 31 23
       
BMI                       (wt/ht / mean/sd)   26.7/3.8 25.2/4.5
       18.5-24.9       (normal) % 26.8 50.9
       25.0-29.9       (overweight) % 50.5 29.2
       30.0-34.9       (obese) % 20.6 15.1
       >35                (severely obese) % 2.1 2.8

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