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Table 2 Anthropometric characteristics, Physical Activity and Prevalence of CMS and Hypertension in study population

From: A community-based study of hypertension and cardio-metabolic syndrome in semi-urban and rural communities in Nigeria

  Semi-urban (1088) Rural (370) All (1458) p-value
BMI (%): - - - -
≥ 25 to <30 kg/m2 33.1 27.1 31.6 0.032*
≥ 30 kg/m2 19.2 11.7 17.3 0.001*
Waist circumference (%): - - - -
≥ 80 cm female 70.7 53.7 66.0 <0.001*
≥ 94 for male 16.7 8.9 14.9 0.014*
Physical activity (%) 94.5 99.1 95.8 <0.001*
MS 18.00 10.00 15.9 <0.001*
Hypertension 35.4 25.1 32.8 <0.001*
  1. *- p-value: significant