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Table 3 Body Weight changes by gender, class standing and BMI.

From: The effect of the Thanksgiving Holiday on weight gain

  Body Weight (kg)
  Pre-Thanksgiving Post-Thanksgiving Δ pre-post
Group (N = 94) 72.1 ± 14.0 72.6 ± 14.3* 0.5 ± 1.5
Males (N = 44) 80.2 ± 12.5 80.8 ± 12.7* 0.6 ± 1.9
Females (N = 50) 65.0 ± 11.1 65.4 ± 11.6* 0.4 ± 1.0
Undergraduates (N = 66) 70.3 ± 13.4 70.7 ± 13.7 0.4 ± 1.7
Graduates (N = 28) 76.3 ± 14.8 77.1 ± 15.0* 0.8 ± 0.8
Normal BMI (N = 60) 64.7 ± 9.3 64.9 ± 9.4 0.2 ± 1.6
Overweight/Obese BMI (N = 34) 85.2 ± 11.0 86.2 ± 11.1* 1.0 ± 1.1
  1. Means ± Standard deviations
  2. *Significantly different from pre-Thanksgiving visit (P < 0.05)
  3. BMI Categories: Normal <25 kg/m2 and Overweight/obese ≥ 25 kg/m2
  4. Class Standing: Undergraduate and Graduate