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Table 3 Somatic traits in women with different tempos of aging

From: Biological age and tempos of aging in women over 60 in connection with their morphofunctional characteristics

Traits Slow aging, N = 32 Average aging, N = 23 Accelerated aging, N = 15 Long-lived women, N = 49
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Body mass (kg) 83.5 16.1 77.8 13.4 75.3 12.7 58.7 11.7
Height (cm) 159.3 6.2 158.3 6.7 155.1 4.0 148.8* 7.3
BMI, kg/m2 32.9 5.6 31.1 4.8 31.3 4.9 26.5* 4.5
Waist circumference (cm) 98.6 13.5 96.0 12.1 98.9 10.6 90.1 11.8
Hip circumference (cm) 112.6 12.0 109.8 8.5 111.0 9.1 98.0 9.6
Waist-hip ratio 0.88 0.07 0.87 0.05 0.89 0.06 0.92 0.09
Fat mass (kg) 34.7 11.8 30.3 8.9 29.6 10.4 16.7* 7.7
Skeletal muscle mass (kg) 19.7 2.6 19.3 2.7 18.1 2.2 16.1 5.2
Active cell mass (kg) 26.5 3.3 25.3 3.5 25.1 3.5 24.0 7.5
  1. *statistically significant (P <0.05) when the means of body parameters for group 4 (long-lived women) are pairwise compared with all other groups. BMI, Body Mass Index; SD, Standard deviation.