Table 1

Anthropometric parameters in obese subjects before and after BPD and in healthy control subjects

ParameterObese subjects before BPDObese subjects after BPDControl subjects
Sex
 Male334
 Female554
Age (years)46.2 ± 2.646.2 ± 2.644.8 ± 6.9
Height (cm)167.4 ± 5.4167.4 ± 5.4173.2 ± 8.8
Weight (kg)115.6 ± 40.2*85.4 ± 33.874.2 ± 7.4
BMI (kg/m2)40.2 ± 12.530.3 ± 9.924.7 ± 0.5
Fat mass (kg)56.3 ± 24.834.6 ± 19.220.8 ± 2.1
Fat-free mass (kg)57.8 ± 17.452.4 ± 13.453.6 ± 8.0
  • Data are mean ± SD.

  • *P < 0.01 before BPD vs. after BPD and control.