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Table 1 Anthropometric variables, biochemical data, and poverty index by sex. Values are presented as the mean ± SE or median (1st quartile–3rd quartile). Data were analyzed by Student’s t test or the Wilcoxon rank-sum test. The D score was considered poor at ≥ 33.3%

From: Unique hemoglobin dynamics in female Tibetan highlanders

Sex Male Female p value
n = 179 n = 76 n = 103
Age 44.66 ± 1.55 46.47 ± 1.66 0.4238
BMI 23.00 (21.05–26.20) 23.10 (20.45–25.40) 0.5872
SpO2 91.50 (90.00–93.00) 91.00 (89.50–93.00) 0.6062
SBP 126.0 (116.4–139.5) 113.0 (106.8–126.2) < 0.0001
DBP 78.50 (72.38–85.75) 74.50 (66.75–80.50) 0.0031
PP 47.50 (42.00–53.00) 42.00 (35.50–47.00) 0.0001
VDa 1.08 (0.83–1.26) 0.98 (0.74–1.13) 0.0148
Hb 14.50 (13.70–15.70) 13.10 (12.30–14.10) < 0.0001
HbA1cb 5.80 (5.60–6.00) 5.85 (5.70–6.10) 0.0516
D scorec 0.22 (0.17–0.28) 0.22 (0.22–0.33) 0.2251
  1. a2 participants could not be measured due to severe deformation of finger joint or machine troubles
  2. b14 participants could not be measured due to blood viscosity or machine troubles
  3. c2 participants did not answer the question with questionnare