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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 7 Comparison of the AFR and obesity indexes between the abdomen types of elderly women

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

  Overall protrusion type (n = 181) Top and bottom protrusion type (n = 14) Bottom protrusion type (n = 89) Flat type (n = 11) F
Waist flatness (Waist thickness/Waist width) 0.86 (0.05) 0.83 (0.06) 0.80 (0.06) 0.77 (0.05) 32.392***
b a
WHtR 0.62 (0.05) 0.58 (0.05) 0.56 (0.05) 0.50 (0.04) 46.071***
c b a
WHR 0.99 (0.04) 0.95 (0.05) 0.93 (0.06) 0.87 (0.04) 52.304***
c b a
BMI 26.10 (2.79) 24.16 (2.47) 23.20 (2.84) 20.24 (2.25) 33.094***
c b a
AFR 0.91 (0.04) 0.88 (0.04) 0.86 (0.05) 0.81 (0.01) 35.861***
c b a
  1. **p < 0.01. ***p < 0.001, Scheffe test results a < b < c