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Table 5 Body composition of patients with Takayasu arteritis and the control group

From: Increased modifiable cardiovascular risk factors in patients with Takayasu arteritis: a multicenter cross-sectional study

  TAK (n=20) CTR (n=16) P value
Body mass (kg) 69.8±13.7 67.1±13.3 0.564
Height (cm) 158.3±6.1 159.7±6.7 0.508
Body mass index (kg/m2) 27.7±4.5 26.2±3.8 0.264
Fat body mass (kg) 29.4±9.4 26.0±11.5 0.347
Lean body mass (kg) 38.0±5.3 40.5±7.1 0.255
Bone mineral content (kg) 2.3±0.3 2.3±0.4 0.580
Visceral adipose tissue (cm3) 804.0±432.5 506.4±307.8 0.022
Visceral adipose tissue (g) 760,1±408,7 477,8±290,3 0.021
Abdominal circumference (cm) 91.6±10.7 85.5±7.7 0.172
Waist circumference (cm) 83.5±9.7 77.4±5.8 0.100
Hip circumference (cm) 104.3±11.0 104.8±8.0 0.919
Waist-hip ratio 0.8±0.1 0.7±0.0 0.016
  1. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation
  2. CTR Control group, TAK Takayasu arteritis