Table 2

Mean anthropometric characteristics in prostate cancer cases and controls, Shanghai, China

Anthropometric characteristicsCases
Control (n = 471)Total (n = 238)Localized (n = 79)Regional/Remote (n = 150)
MeanSDMeanSDMeanSDMeanSD
Height (cm)a167.55.8167.86.1167.95.8167.86.3
Usual adult weight (kg)b61.59.761.38.661.29.361.28.2
Measured adult weight (kg)c61.810.660.410.261.49.859.910.4
BMI
20–29 yr20.42.620.62.520.52.720.62.4
40–49 yr21.82.921.92.821.82.921.92.6
60–69 yr22.23.222.53.422.23.522.73.4
Usual adult BMId21.93.121.82.921.73.221.72.6
Measured BMIe22.43.421.93.422.33.621.73.2
Measured circumferencef
Waist (cm)82.510.582.110.084.19.980.810.0
Hip (cm)92.58.490.48.691.78.489.58.7
Right upper arm (cm)25.63.625.12.625.62.624.82.6
WHRg0.890.060.910.050.920.050.900.05
  • a Self-reports of usual adult height.

  • b Self-reports of usual adult weight.

  • c Weight measured at interview.

  • d Based on usual adult height and weight (kg/m2).

  • e Based on height and weight measured at interview (kg/m2).

  • f Measured at interview.

  • g Based on measured waist and hip circumferences.