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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 3 Comparison of one-way analysis of variance of indexes among the age groups of elderly women

From: Abdominal fat ratio estimation equation by abdominal type in elderly women

Index values Early 70 s (70–74 year) N = 127 late 70 s (75–79 year) N = 119 Early 80 s (80–785 year) N = 132 F
Calculated item
BMI (Body Mass Index) 24.88 (3.05) 25.01 (3.12) 24.92 (3.39) 0.05
Circumference index
WHR (Waist-Hip Ratio) 0.96 (0.06) 0.97 (0.06) 0.97 (0.06) 41.99
WHtR (Waist-Height Ratio) 0.58 (0.06) 0.60 (0.05) 0.61 (0.06) 5.29**
a b
AHR (Abdomen-Hip Ratio) 1.03 (0.05) 1.04 (0.04) 1.04 (0.04) 2.62
WAR (Waist-Abdomen Ratio) 0.92 (0.04) 0.94 (0.04) 0.93 (0.04) 3.04
Flatness index
Waist flatness 0.82 (0.06) 0.84 (0.06) 0.86 (0.06) 9.30***
a b
Abdomen flatness 0.80 (0.07) 0.82 (0.07) 0.82 (0.06) 3.14
Hip flatness 0.73 (0.09) 0.76 (0.09) 0.77 (0.10) 4.77**
a b
  1. **p < 0.01. ***p < 0.001, Scheffe test results a < b < c