Skip to Main Content
Table 1—

Descriptive characteristics of participants

MenWomen
n 378 490 
Age (years) 54.0 ± 11.1 53.3 ± 10.4 
Height (cm) 175.1 ± 6.4 162.2 ± 6.3 
Weight (kg) 82.2 ± 12.3 68.8 ± 13.2 
Fat mass (kg) 20.1 ± 7.0 25.9 ± 9.1 
FFM (kg) 62.1 ± 7.5 42.9 ± 6.0 
Vo2max.pred (l O2/min) 2.7 ± 0.7 1.8 ± 0.7 
Total energy expenditure (MJ/d) 14.3 ± 3.0 10.3 ± 2.1 
Resting energy expenditure (MJ/d) 9.6 ± 1.8 7.3 ± 1.3 
Physical activity energy expenditure (MJ/d) 4.7 ± 2.6 3.0 ± 1.8 
BMI (kg/m226.8 ± 3.6 26.1 ± 4.8* 
Waist-to-hip ratio 0.95 ± 0.07 0.79 ± 0.07 
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 129 ± 15 122 ± 15 
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 79.1 ± 10.6 76.4 ± 9.4 
Triglycerides (mmol/l) 1.44 ± 0.63 1.23 ± 0.64 
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l) 1.33 ± 0.36 1.64 ± 0.41 
Fasting insulin (pmol/l) 42.52 (42.46–42.59) 37.78 (37.73–37.83) 
2-h glucose (mmol/l) 5.42 (5.39–5.45) 5.39 (5.35–5.40) 
MenWomen
n 378 490 
Age (years) 54.0 ± 11.1 53.3 ± 10.4 
Height (cm) 175.1 ± 6.4 162.2 ± 6.3 
Weight (kg) 82.2 ± 12.3 68.8 ± 13.2 
Fat mass (kg) 20.1 ± 7.0 25.9 ± 9.1 
FFM (kg) 62.1 ± 7.5 42.9 ± 6.0 
Vo2max.pred (l O2/min) 2.7 ± 0.7 1.8 ± 0.7 
Total energy expenditure (MJ/d) 14.3 ± 3.0 10.3 ± 2.1 
Resting energy expenditure (MJ/d) 9.6 ± 1.8 7.3 ± 1.3 
Physical activity energy expenditure (MJ/d) 4.7 ± 2.6 3.0 ± 1.8 
BMI (kg/m226.8 ± 3.6 26.1 ± 4.8* 
Waist-to-hip ratio 0.95 ± 0.07 0.79 ± 0.07 
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 129 ± 15 122 ± 15 
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 79.1 ± 10.6 76.4 ± 9.4 
Triglycerides (mmol/l) 1.44 ± 0.63 1.23 ± 0.64 
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l) 1.33 ± 0.36 1.64 ± 0.41 
Fasting insulin (pmol/l) 42.52 (42.46–42.59) 37.78 (37.73–37.83) 
2-h glucose (mmol/l) 5.42 (5.39–5.45) 5.39 (5.35–5.40) 

Data are means ± SD or geometric means (95% CI). One-way ANOVA for differences between sexes:

*

P < 0.05;

P < 0.001;

P < 0.0001.

Close Modal

or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal