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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2021, Vol. 8, Issue 4, Part A

BMI status in respect of gender difference

Author(s): Dr. Sandip Kumar Mandal

Abstract: The purpose of the study was to attempt to compare the BMI of the men and women group in respect of gender differences. The total observations are sixty (men group 30: women group 30). This observations are collected from the institution of Vivekananda Mahavidyalaya which locates in the Haripal rural area. Their mean height and weight of the men group is 1.72 meter and 61.47 kg., for women group is 1.56 meter and 49.20 kg and average age ranges are 20-24 years. The mean±SD of the men group is 20.82±3.70 and the women group is 20.18±3.04. The criterion measure for the purpose of the study is body mass index. The t-statistics of the two groups are 0.732 which is less than the tabulated value (t0.05, 58=1.672). The significance value of the BMI P=0.467, which is not significant at 0.05 level between two means. The study found that the women group more underweight and less overweight than the men group. It is revealed that the women group is greater percentage in BMI than the men group in respect of normal category of BMI ranges. The study also found that women group is better in normal category than the men group and there is not a single student belong to obesity category.

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Dr. Sandip Kumar Mandal. BMI status in respect of gender difference. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2021;8(4):26-28.
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