Percentage with high and increased/high health risk based on waist circumference according to World Health Organization (WHO) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) protocols, by sex and age group, household population aged 12 to 79, Canada, 2009 to 2011
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|Sex/Age group (years)||High health risk||Increased/High health risk|
|WHO measured||NIH measured||NIH predicted||WHO measured||NIH measured||NIH predicted|
|Boys aged 12 to 19||13Note E: Use with caution||14Note E: Use with caution||14Note E: Use with caution||20Note E: Use with caution||20Note E: Use with caution||20Note E: Use with caution|
|Girls aged 12 to 19||15Note *Note E: Use with caution||22Note E: Use with caution||20Note E: Use with caution||31Note *||41||37|
|20 to 39||12Note E: Use with caution||16Note E: Use with caution||15Note E: Use with caution||24Note E: Use with caution||27Note E: Use with caution||26Note E: Use with caution|
|40 to 59||26Note E: Use with caution||30||27Note E: Use with caution||54||56||55|
|60 to 79||51||50||51||75||76||76|
|Women||41Note *||46||46||60Note *||70||67|
|20 to 39||28Note *||33||30||45Note *||54||52|
|40 to 59||42Note *||47||50||65Note *||77||70|
|60 to 79||62Note *||69||67||79Note *||85||88|
* significantly different from NIH measured (p<0.05)
E use with caution
Note: Estimates are generated from sub-sample B.
Source: 2009 to 2011 Canadian Health Measures Survey.
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