Table 2.

Distribution of PSA by anthropometric measures among U.S. men ≥40 years of age, NHANES 2001-2004

CharacteristicWhite
Black
Mexican American
nSerum PSA (ng/mL)P*nSerum PSA (ng/mL)P*nSerum PSA (ng/mL)P*
Height (cm)0.0770.1880.330
    ≤170.63621.0 (0.6, 1.9)801.1 (0.5, 2.2)2670.9 (0.6, 1.4)
    >170.6-174.72800.8 (0.5, 1.4)890.8 (0.5, 1.5)1240.8 (0.6, 1.3)
    >174.7-178.72711.0 (0.5, 1.7)1040.9 (0.6, 1.6)620.7 (0.5, 1.1)
    >178.7-183.02750.9 (0.5, 1.4)950.7 (0.5, 1.2)160.9 (0.7, 1.6)
    >183.02400.8 (0.5, 1.4)600.8 (0.5, 1.3)81.1 (0.7, 2.4)
Weight (kg)0.0020.1780.197
    ≤75.43511.0 (0.6, 1.9)1090.8 (0.6, 1.6)1660.9 (0.6, 1.4)
    >75.4-84.02941.0 (0.6, 1.7)831.1 (0.6, 1.9)1370.9 (0.6, 1.4)
    >84.0-92.02680.8 (0.5, 1.4)780.8 (0.5, 1.2)790.7 (0.5, 1.1)
    >92.0-102.12740.8 (0.5, 1.3)670.9 (0.6, 1.7)520.9 (0.6, 1.3)
    >102.12600.8 (0.5, 1.5)890.9 (0.5, 1.5)440.8 (0.5, 1.3)
BMI (kg/m2)0.0050.5480.084
    <253301.1 (0.6, 1.8)1180.9 (0.6, 1.6)1000.9 (0.6, 1.2)
    25-<306410.8 (0.5, 1.5)1670.8 (0.5, 1.4)2250.9 (0.6, 1.4)
    30-<353090.8 (0.5, 1.4)860.9 (0.6, 1.2)1110.8 (0.5, 1.4)
    35-<40980.9 (0.5, 1.7)401.0 (0.5, 1.9)250.8 (0.5, 0.9)
    ≥40390.6 (0.5, 1.0)140.7 (0.4, 2.1)120.5 (0.4, 1.0)
Waist circumference (cm)0.1640.7840.692
    ≤93.02620.9 (0.6, 1.5)1420.8 (0.6, 1.4)1040.9 (0.6, 1.2)
    >93.0-99.82751.0 (0.6, 1.6)851.0 (0.5, 1.8)1110.7 (0.5, 1.4)
    >99.8-105.72710.8 (0.5, 1.4)560.8 (0.5, 1.2)1150.9 (0.6, 1.3)
    >105.7-113.12880.8 (0.5, 1.6)630.9 (0.6, 1.6)830.9 (0.5, 1.4)
    >113.13160.8 (0.5, 1.5)750.9 (0.5, 2.0)630.9 (0.5, 1.3)
Triceps skinfold (mm)0.4550.7100.056
    ≤10.02991.0 (0.6, 1.7)1280.8 (0.5, 1.5)1240.8 (0.6, 1.2)
    >10.0-12.62650.9 (0.6, 1.5)681.1 (0.6, 1.8)1181.1 (0.7, 1.6)
    >12.6-15.82820.9 (0.6, 1.7)620.8 (0.5, 1.7)910.8 (0.5, 1.4)
    >15.8-20.12450.8 (0.5, 1.5)680.8 (0.5, 1.3)850.7 (0.5, 1.2)
    >20.12910.8 (0.5, 1.6)710.9 (0.5, 1.5)470.8 (0.6, 1.3)
Subscapular skinfold (mm)0.1260.7220.773
    ≤14.02781.1 (0.6, 1.8)880.9 (0.5, 1.7)640.8 (0.6, 1.1)
    >14.0-18.02310.8 (0.6, 1.4)580.7 (0.5, 1.4)870.9 (0.6, 1.4)
    >18.0-21.22380.9 (0.5, 1.6)430.9 (0.6, 1.6)901.0 (0.6, 1.4)
    >21.2-25.42300.8 (0.5, 1.5)450.8 (0.4, 1.4)860.8 (0.6, 1.2)
    >25.42130.9 (0.5, 1.7)790.9 (0.6, 1.2)750.8 (0.5, 1.3)
Total body water<0.0010.0750.134
    ≤41.13971.1 (0.7, 2.1)1081.0 (0.6, 1.8)2030.9 (0.6, 1.5)
    >41.1-44.62871.0 (0.6, 1.9)851.0 (0.6, 2.0)1170.9 (0.6, 1.4)
    >44.6-47.52490.8 (0.6, 1.4)790.8 (0.5, 1.1)750.7 (0.5, 1.0)
    >47.5-51.12480.7 (0.5, 1.3)660.9 (0.5, 1.8)450.8 (0.6, 1.3)
    >51.12360.8 (0.5, 1.4)870.8 (0.5, 1.1)330.8 (0.5, 1.3)
  • NOTE: PSA is presented as median (25th percentile, 75th percentile).

  • * P value for testing the association between the anthropometric variable of interest and the ranks for PSA.