TABLE 1

Clinical characteristics

Control subjectsObese participants
n720
M/F3/46/14
Age (years)35 ± 1139 ± 12
Height (cm)167 ± 7162 ± 12
Weight (kg)74 ± 8130 ± 29*
BMI (kg/m2)26.5 ± 1.149.4 ± 7.8*
FFM (kg)52 ± 1071 ± 17*
FM (kg)22 ± 560 ± 15*
Waist (cm)76 ± 3135 ± 20*
WHR0.92 ± 0.060.95 ± 0.08
  • *

    * P < 0.001 by Mann-Whitney U test.

  • P = 0.02 by analysis of covariance (adjusted by sex).