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Table 2 Health indicators of study participants

From: Household exposure to violence and human rights violations in western Bangladesh (II): history of torture and other traumatic experience of violence and functional assessment of victims

Health indicators Male (n) Female (n) Total
Sex 183 52 235
Age group Male (n) Female (n) Total (%)
5-14 0 1 1 (0.4)
15-24 13 2 15 (6.5)
25-34 30 12 42 (18.1)
35-44 63 18 81(34.9)
45-54 39 10 49 (21.1)
55-64 19 5 24 (10.3)
≥65 17 3 20 (8.6)
WHO-5 Well-being questionnaire Male (n) Female (n) Total (%)
Score ≥13 27 5 32 (14.2)
Score <13 (poor emotional well-being) 149 44 194 (85.4)
Body size Male Female  
Height (cm): mean (min-max) 163.1 (145-180) 152.5 (140-169)  
Weight (kg): mean (min-max) 55.0 (35-82) 51.6 (26-78)  
Body Mass Index (BMI: kg/m 2 ) Male (n) Female (n) Total (%)
BMI<16.5 14 2 16 (7.0)
16.5≤ BMI<18.5 25 9 34 (15.0)
18.5≤ BMI<23 97 20 117 (51.5)
23≤ BMI<27 35 14 49 (21.6)
BMI≥27 5 6 11 (4.8)
Handgrip strength mean (kg) Male Female  
Mean (min-max) for the right hand (kg) 30.6 (0-55) 23.4 (12-41)  
Mean (min-max) for the left hand (kg) 29.5 (0-50) 20.3 (0-45)  
Standing balance mean (seconds) Male Female Total
Mean (95% CI) for the right leg 46.5 (41.4-51.6) 38.2 (30.1-46.4) 44.5 (40.1-48.8)
Mean (95% CI) for the left leg 46.0 (40.9-51.1) 39.8 (31.6-48.1) 44.4 (40.1-48.8)
Standing balance performance Male (n) Female (n) Total
Right leg >30 seconds 94 24 118
Right leg ≤ 30 seconds 82 28 110
Left leg >30 seconds 95 25 120
Left leg ≤ 30 seconds 81 27 135
Pain intensity within 2 weeks Male (n) Female (n) Total (%)
No pain 3 0 3 (1.3)
Light pain 17 8 25 (11.0)
Moderate pain 133 37 170 (74.9)
Severe pain 22 7 29 (12.8)
Pain frequency within 2 weeks Male (n) Female (n) Total (%)
Constant pain (all the time) 42 14 56 (25.2)
Periodic pain (one or more times a week) 85 26 111(50.0)
Occasional pain (less than once a week) 44 11 55 (24.8)