Table 3

Family volunteers, Demographic, anthropometric and other background characteristics of family volunteers

All family volunteers number (column %)
Demographic
 Sex—male28 (22.6)
 Age—mean (SD)41.9 (14.9)
 Age—range18–75
 Location
  Glasgow114 (91.9)
  Edinburgh10 (8.1)
 Ethnic group
  Indian42 (33.9)
  Pakistani79 (63.7)
  Other3 (2.4)
 Relationship to main recruit
  Spouse/partner64 (51.6)
  Parent2 (1.6)
  Son/daughter26 (21.0)
  Brother/sister5 (4.0)
  Other27 (21.7)
Anthropometric (values are given as mean and SD)
 Height (cm)161.7 (8.5)
 Weight (kg)71.4 (13.9)
 BMI (kg/m2)27.4 (5.3)
 Waist (cm)92.7 (12.4)
 Hip (cm)104.7 (8.6)
 Waist/hip ratio0.89 (0.08)
Biomedical
 Number of with diabetes (self-reported)15 (12.1)
  • Figures are numbers and column percentages unless otherwise stated.