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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study population by body mass index category, N=997

From: Urinary concentrations of phthalate biomarkers and weight change among postmenopausal women: a prospective cohort study

Characteristics Underweight/Normal N=329 Overweight N=357 Obese N=311
Age, years; Mean (SD) 63.0 (7.2) 62.9 (6.8) 61.7 (6.5)
Height (cm); Mean (SD) 162.4 (6.1) 162.0 (6.1) 161.1 (6.0)
Weight (kg); Mean (SD) 59.9 (6.2) 71.7 (6.2) 91.0 (13.3)
Healthy eating index score; Mean (SD) 69.1 (10.2) 67.7 (10.8) 64.2 (11.6)
Dietary energy intake, kcal; Mean (SD) 1,509 (622.4) 1,657 (627.0) 1,824 (816.6)
Race/Ethnicity; N (%)
 White 293 (89.1) 301 (84.3) 235 (75.6)
 Black or African American 19 (5.6) 34 (9.5) 57 (18.3)
 Hispanic/Latino 8 (2.4) 18 (5.0) 14 (4.5)
 Other 9 (2.7) 4 (1.1) 5 (1.6)
Income; N (%)
 < $10 000 8 (2.4) 14 (3.9)) 26 (8.4)
 $10 000-$19 999 39 (11.9) 38 (10.6) 59 (19.0)
 $20 000-$34 999 79 (24.0) 119 (33.3) 90 (28.9)
 $35 000-$49 999 66 (20.1) 75 (21.0) 54 (17.4)
 ≥ $50 000 127 (38.6) 102 (28.6) 68 (21.9)
 Don't know 10 (3.0) 9 (2.5) 14 (4.5)
Educational level; N (%)
 High School diploma or less 67 (20.4) 95 (26.6) 106 (34.1)
 Post-high school diploma/some college 104 (31.6) 129 (36.1) 121 (38.9)
 College degree or more 158 (48.0) 133 (37.3) 84 (27.0)
Smoking status; N (%)
 Never smoked 179 (54.4) 206 (57.7) 177 (56.9)
 Past smokers 127 (38.6) 126 (35.3) 124 (39.9)
 Current smokers 23 (7.0) 25 (7.0) 10 (3.2)
Alcohol use; N (%)
 Non-drinkers 35 (10.7) 46 (12.9) 57 (18.4)
 Past drinkers 46 (14.0) 70 (19.6) 75 (24.2)
 Drinkers 247 (75.3) 241 (67.5) 178 (57.4)
Recreational physical activity, METs/wk; N (%)
 < 1.25 52 (15.8) 99 (27.7) 110 (35.4)
 1.25-6.38 85 (25.8) 76 (21.3) 93 (29.9)
 6.38-16.5 92 (28.0) 88 (24.7) 57 (18.3)
 ≥ 16.5 100 (30.4) 94 (26.3) 51 (16.4)
Hormone therapy use; N (%)
 Never 128 (38.9) 160 (44.8) 172 (55.3)
 Past user 41 (12.5) 51 (14.3) 40 (12.9)
 Current user 160 (48.6) 146 (40.9) 99 (31.8)
Hypertension; N (%)
 Never hypertensive 257 (78.1) 248 (69.5) 169 (54.3)
 Untreated hypertensive 19 (5.8) 25 (7.0) 28 (9.0)
 Treated hypertensive 53 (16.1) 84 (23.5) 114 (36.7)
Dyslipidemia; N (%) 34 (10.3) 49 (13.7) 36 (11.6)
Cardiovascular disease; N (%) 47 (14.3) 47 (13.2) 60 (19.3)
Diabetes; N (%) 6 (1.8) 13 (3.6) 32 (10.3)