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Table 3 Relationship between the life-style (FANTASTIC score) and clinical characteristics by gender and general population

From: A cross-sectional study of Colombian University students’ self-perceived lifestyle

Group FANTASTIC category, n (%) Total score p value
Regular Good Very good Excellent
Females
 BMI, kg•m−1 23.5 ± 3.8 23.1 ± 3.7 22.4 ± 3.1 22.1 ± 2.8 22.6 ± 3.3 e,f
 Waist circumference, cm 74.5 ± 8.9 73.3 ± 9.2 71.6 ± 8.1 70.6 ± 7.7 72.0 ± 8.4 ns
 Systolic blood pressure, mmHg 108.3 ± 11.9 109.2 ± 13.1 109.2 ± 12.1 109.9 ± 12.3 109.2 ± 12.3 ns
 Diastolic blood pressure, mmHg 69.2 ± 9.1 69.7 ± 9.7 69.0 ± 9.3 68.3 ± 10.2 69.0 ± 9.5 ns
 Average blood pressure, mmHg 82.2 ± 8.9 82.9 ± 9.7 82.3 ± 9.2 82.2 ± 9.6 82.4 ± 9.3 ns
Males
 BMI, kg•m−1 23.6 ± 3.6 23.2 ± 3.7 22.8 ± 3.2 22.4 ± 2.8 22.9 ± 3.3 a,b
 Waist circumference, cm 79.5 ± 10.0 78.6 ± 9.7 77.7 ± 8.8 77.1 ± 7.2 77.9 ± 8.8 b
 Systolic blood pressure, mmHg 120.1 ± 13.5 120.0 ± 14.5 121.1 ± 13.8 122.0 ± 13.1 121.1 ± 13.8 ns
 Diastolic blood pressure, mmHg 74.5 ± 11.5 71.8 ± 10.4 71.0 ± 10.6 71.1 ± 10.3 71.4 ± 10.6 a,b,c
 Blood pressure Media, mmHg 89.7 ± 9.9 87.8 ± 10 87.7 ± 9.8 88.1 ± 9.4 87.9 ± 10.5 ns
Total
 BMI, kg•m−1 23.5 ± 3.8 23.1 ± 3.7 22.6 ± 3.1 22.3 ± 2.8 22.7 ± 3.3 a,b
 Waist circumference, cm 76.3 ± 9.6 75.1 ± 9.7 74.1 ± 8.9 73.8 ± 8.1 74.4 ± 9.0 ns
 Systolic blood pressure, mmHg 112.6 ± 13.7 113.0 ± 14.5 114.2 ± 14.1 115.9 ± 14.1 114.1 ± 14.2 ns
 Diastolic blood pressure, mmHg 71.1 ± 10.3 70.4 ± 10.0 69.8 ± 9.9 69.7 ± 10.4 70.0 ± 10.1 ns
 Average blood pressure, mmHg 85.0 ± 9.9 84.6 ± 10.1 84.6 ± 9.8 85.1 ± 10.0 84.7 ± 9.9 ns
  1. ns not significant
  2. a p < 0.05—differences between poor vs. good.
  3. b p < 0.05—differences between poor vs. excellent.
  4. c p < 0.05—differences between poor vs. acceptable.
  5. d p < 0.05—differences between acceptable vs. good.
  6. e p < 0.05—differences between acceptable vs. excellent.
  7. f p < 0.05—differences between poor vs. acceptable.