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Table 2 Anthropometric parameters and metabolic correlates of BPH

From: Prostate volume and its relationship with anthropometric variables among different ethnic groups of South-Kivu, DR Congo

Parameter All population SHI LEGA HAVU BEMBE–Fuliru Other p value
Weight (kg) n:979 n: 233 n: 212 n: 204 n: 172 n: 158 < .001a
  58.17 ± 11.35 57.9 ± 12.53 55.94 ± 10.17 56.73 ± 9.39 61.68 ± 12.77 59.59 ± 10.68  
Height (m) n: 979 n: 233 n: 212 n: 204 n: 172 n: 158 < .001
  1.62 (1.57, 1.67) 1.63 (1.6, 1.67) 1.59 (1.54, 1.62) 1.62 (1.57, 1.66) 1.64 (1.59, 1.69) 1.63 (1.58, 1.68)  
WC (cm) n: 979 n: 233 n: 212 n: 204 n: 172 n: 158 < .001a
  82.73 ± 11.08 83.17 ± 12.58 80.89 ± 10.34 80.93 ± 8.56 86.18 ± 12.21 83.08 ± 10.4  
BMI (kg/m2) n: 979 n: 233 n: 212 n: 204 n: 172 n: 158 .0011a
  22.26 ± 3.76 21.86 ± 4.19 22.20 ± 3.57 21.75 ± 3.03 23.11 ± 4.23 22.65 ± 3.5  
Conicity index n: 979 n: 233 n: 212 n: 204 n: 172 n: 158 < .001
  1.26 (1.20, 1.32) 1.29 (1.23, 1.35) 1.29 (1.24, 1.36) 1.26 (1.20, 1.32) 1.22 (1.18, 1.28) 1.21 (1.18, 1.27)  
Systolic BP (mm Hg) n: 979 n: 233 n: 212 n: 204 n: 172 n: 158 .42a
  139.97 ± 25.03 136.94 ± 24.29 140.43 ± 26.64 142.64 ± 25.48 142.9 ± 24.52 137.11 ± 23.29  
Diastolic BP (mm Hg) n: 979 n: 233 n: 212 n: 204 n: 172 n: 158 .85a
  84.59 ± 14.90 83.93 ± 14.82 85.56 ± 15.43 84.58 ± 16.32 84.94 ± 13.05 83.87 ± 14.35  
FBG (mg/dL) n: 979 n: 233 n: 212 n: 204 n: 172 n: 158 < .001a
  92.68 ± 12.64 92.13 ± 12.92 98.16 ± 12.55 91.11 ± 10.32 89.42 ± 11.32 91.7 ± 14.22  
BODY FAT (%) n: 979 n: 233 n: 212 n: 204 n: 172 n: 158  < .001
  14.3 (10, 20.4) 12.4 (10,20.2) 12.95 (10,18.3) 14 (10,18.4) 17.8 (11, 24.05) 15.6 (10, 20.7)  
VFS (0-30) n: 979 n: 233 n: 212 n: 204 n: 172 n: 158  < .001
  5 (4,8) 5 (4,9) 5 (4,8) 5 (4,8) 7 (5,10) 6 (4,8)  
  1. aComparison was done using ANOVA
  2. WC Waist circumference (cm), BMI Body mass index (kg/m2), Systolic BP systolic blood pressure (mm Hg), Diastolic BP diastolic blood pressure (mm Hg), FBG fasting blood glucose (mg/dL), VFS visceral fat score (0–30 scale)