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Table 1 Comparison of age, WC, PBF and BMI between control and PCOS groups

From: Application of receiver operating characteristic curve in the assessment of the value of body mass index, waist circumference and percentage of body fat in the Diagnosis of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in childbearing women

variables Statistical parameters Control group (n = 300) PCOS group (n = 110) P
Age (y/o) \( \overline{x}\pm s \) 28.53 ± 3.26 28.55 ± 4.27 0.908
Median 28.5 (27,30) 28 (26,31)
Range (Max, Min) 15 (23,38) 24 (16,40)
WC (cm) \( \overline{x}\pm s \) 75 ± 7.11 89.67 ± 13.93 0.000
Median 75 (67,79) 89 (80,100)
Range (Max, Min) 28 (64,92) 60 (64,124)
PBF (%) \( \overline{x}\pm s \) 29.12 ± 5.05 34.69 ± 5.72 0.000
Median 28.58 (26,32) 34.19 (30.98,38.27)
Range (Max, Min) 40.1 (6.55,46.65) 31.32 (16.11,47.43)
BMI(kg/m2) \( \overline{x}\pm s \) 22.55 ± 2.9 27.51 ± 5.37 0.000
Median 22.81 (20.39,24.01) 27.26 (23.36,31.61)
Range (Max, Min) 16.92 (17.46,34.37) 26.77 (17.46,44.23)
  1. Max Maximum, Min Minimum; y/o years old