Table 1 : Body Mass Index (BMI) and Blood Glucose Level (BGL) for male and female subjects in different age Groups.


Age (years) Sex N BMI(Kg/M2) BGL (mMol/L)

16-20 M 35 20.11±2.03 3.74±0.64
  F 35 22.89±3.02 4.05±0.57
  Total 70 21.35±2.92  3.90±0.63
21-25 M 84 22.89±3.06 3.84±0.78
  F 46 23.02±3.42 4.28±0.92
  Total 130 22.93±3.19 4.14±0.83
26-30 M 32 23.19±2.63  3.98±0.92
  F 21 24.81±2.40 4.62±1.02
  Total 53 24.03±2.55 4.23±0.82

Values are expressed as Mean ± SD for "n" subjects.
BMI-Body Mass Index and BGL-Body Glucose Level. BMI classification: <18.5: underweight, 18.5-25.0: normal, 25-30.0: overweight, 30.0-35.0: obese class I, 35-40.0: obese class II and >40.0: obese class III.

E Josiah et al.HOAJ BIOLOGY  2013 2:4DOI : 10.7243/2050-0874-2-4