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Table 1 Characteristics of the 153 peri- and postmenopausal Inuit women

From: Plasma organochlorine concentrations and bone ultrasound measurements: a cross-sectional study in peri-and postmenopausal Inuit women from Greenland

Variables Mean ± SD Min Max Variables Categories %
Age (years) 55.3 ± 4.4 49.0 64.0 Smoking habits Smoker
Former smoker
Never smoker
74.5
11.8
13.7
Weight (kg) 68.0 ± 15.2 36.0 102.0 Physical activity Sedentary
Active*
73.9
26.1
Height (cm) 156.2 ± 6.6 142.0 171.0 Dairy products (Portions per day) 0 to 2
3 and more
71.3
28.7
Body mass index (kg/m2) 27.9 ± 6.1 14.4 43.4 Calcium supplement use Yes
No
8.5
91.5
Waist circumference (cm) 93.4 ± 14.4 64.0 131.0 Menopausal (n = 141) Yes
No
87.9
12.1
Abdominal circumference (cm) 96.3 ± 14.2 67.0 129.0 Current HRT use Yes
No
8.5
94.8
Hip circumference (cm) 103.3 ± 10.3 82.0 130.0 Former contraceptive use Yes
No
40.5
59.5
  1. *Active: at least one period of physical activity (20–30 min duration) per week over the last three months; sedentary: less than one period of physical activity per week.