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Table 1 Individual and Anthropometric characteristics of subjects

From: Effect of a weight loss intervention on anthropometric measures and metabolic risk factors in pre- versus postmenopausal women

  Premenopausal women (n = 22) Postmenopausal women (n = 50)
Variable Baseline
Mean ± SD
48 weeks
Mean ± SD
Baseline
Mean ± SD
48 weeks
Mean ± SD
Age (years) 43.7 ± 6.4a   58.2 ± 5.1a  
Height (cm) 166 ± 6   163 ± 6  
Weight (kg) 85.5 ± 8.6 78.8 ± 9.7§ 87.1 ± 11.1 80.4 ± 10.7§
BMI (kg/m2) 31.0 ± 2.4a 28.6 ± 3.1§ 32.9 ± 3.7a 30.3 ± 3.7§
Waist circumference (cm) 99 ± 7a 92 ± 9 104 ± 9 98 ± 10
Hip circumference (cm) 112 ± 6 106 ± 10§ 116 ± 8a 111 ± 8§
Fat mass (kg) 37.4 ± 6.9a 32.0 ± 9.0§ 42.5 ± 8.6a 35.9 ± 8.3§
Fat free mass (kg) 48.2 ± 4.6b 46.7 ± 4.5§ 44.6 ± 5.1b 44.5 ± 5.2
  1. a = p < .05 between groups b = p < .01 between groups.
  2. § = p < .01 within groups