Table 2

Factors associated with anthropometric measures

NumberMean (SD) demispan (cm)p ValueMean (SD) leg length (cm)p ValueMean (SD) sitting height (cm)pValue
Age (y)
    65–6924980.1 (4.8)<0.00187.3 (5.0)<0.00169.8 (5.9)0.001
    70–7423279.7 (4.9)86.6 (5.3)69.9 (5.8)
    75–7917179.4 (5.1)86.3 (5.4)68.9 (6.3)
    80+9475.7 (5.0)83.6 (5.9)67.2 (5.9)
Sex
    Male30883.4 (3.7)<0.00189.9 (4.1)<0.00174.0 (4.9)<0.001
    Female43876.4 (3.8)84.0 (4.8)66.1 (4.4)
Education (y)
    036577.5 (5.0)<0.00184.6 (5.4)<0.00167.5 (5.7)<0.001
    1–626380.2 (4.5)87.5 (4.8)70.2 (5.8)
    7+11882.8 (4.1)89.9 (4.2)73.4 (5.3)
Age at menarche in women
    −1510077.0 (3.3)0.485.4 (4.5)0.00265.8 (3.9)0.3
    16–1721176.6 (3.7)84.2 (4.4)65.9 (4.4)
    18+12776.3 (3.6)83.1 (5.2)66.6 (4.4)
Age at menopause in women
    −4518377.0 (3.4)0.385.3 (5.3)0.01565.3 (3.9)0.012
    46–5018276.6 (3.8)84.5 (4.8)65.6 (4.8)
    51+7376.2 (3.5)83.5 (4.3)66.7 (4.1)