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Table 1 Anthropometry, body composition and metabolic characteristics of the two groups of infertile women.

From: Dietary intakes in infertile women a pilot study

Variables GROUP A1
n = 10
(mean ± sd)
GROUP B2
n = 8
(mean ± sd)
p-value
Age (years) 26.0 ± 4.4 21.0 ± 3.2 0.016
Weight (kg) 54.1 ± 6.9 67.2 ± 7.9 0.002
Height (cm) 164.9 ± 3.1 166.9 ± 9.7 0.594
BMI (kg/m2) 19.9 ± 2.3 24.3 ± 3.5 0.006
WC(cm) 69.6 ± 4.5 81.3 ± 6.8 <0.001
Body fat (kg) 13.9 ± 5.8 23.8 ± 8.8 0.014
Body fat (% weight) 25.3 ± 7.5 35.2 ± 9.4 0.030
Lean body mass (kg) 37.9 ± 4.1 40.1 ± 2.8 0.211
BMR (kcal/24 h) 1287.2 ± 96.4 1483.4 ± 116.9 0.001
  1. BMI = body mass index; WC = waist circumference; BMR = basal metabolic rate
  2. 1 hypothalamic amenorrhea; 2 polycystic ovary syndrome