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Table 1 Categorization of physiological functioning variables for LCA at SAPALDIA3 & 4

From: The modifying role of physical activity in the cross-sectional and longitudinal association of health-related quality of life with physiological functioning-based latent classes and metabolic syndrome

Variables Categorization for LCA
Systolic blood pressure ≤120–129 (normal), 130–139 (elevated), ≥140 (hypertensive)
BMI < 18.5 (underweight), 20- < 25 (normal weight), ≥25–30 (overweight), > 30 (obese)
HbA1c (%) < 5.7 (desirable), 5.7–6.5(borderline), > 6.5 (high)
Triglycerides (mmol/l) < 1.7 (desirable), 1.7–2.0 (borderline), > 2.0 (high)
Percentage Body fat (%) Male: < 26 (low), 26–31 (intermediate), > 31 (high)
Female:< 36(low), 36–40 (intermediate), > 40 (high)
  1. BMI Body Mass Index, HbA1C, Glycated hemoglobin, MPA Moderate physical activity, VPA Vigorous physical activity