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Table 1 Distribution of body size measures at baseline and wave 2 for the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study participants

From: Change in weight and waist circumference and risk of colorectal cancer: results from the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study

  All participants Attended wave 2
  Baseline   Baseline Wave 2
  n mean (SD) n mean (SD) mean (SD)
Waist circumference (cm)  
All 41, 514 85.5 (13.0) 20, 595 83.6 (12.0) 90.5 (12.5)
Females 24, 469 80.0 (11.8) 12, 566 78.1 (10.5) 86.1 (11.9)
Males 17, 045 93.5 (10.0) 8029 92.1 (8.9) 97.5 (10.0)
Weight (kg)  
All 41, 514 73.4 (13.7) 20, 595 72.3 (12.7) 74.5 (13.6)
Females 24, 469 68.2 (12.4) 12, 566 67.1 (11.1) 69.7 (12.4)
Males 17, 045 80.8 (11.8) 8029 80.4 (10.7) 82.1 (11.9)
Hips circumference (cm)  
All 41, 514 101.4 (8.9) 20, 595 100.6 (7.9) 104.0 (8.9)
Females 24, 469 101.6 (10.0) 12, 566 100.7 (8.8) 104.5 (10.0)
Males 17, 045 101.1 (7.1) 8029 100.5 (6.2) 103.3 (6.6)