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Table 3 Parameters in the weight loss patient group before and after treatment (n = 31)

From: Weight loss therapy for clinical management of patients with some atherosclerotic diseases: a randomized clinical trial

Parameters Before weight loss (n = 31) After weight loss (n = 31) t-test P-value
M SE M SE
Passport age (years) 47.5 1.9 - - - -
Weight (kg) 89.56 3.59 77.91 3.39 2.359 0.016
BMI (kg/m2) 30.15 1.38 26.23 1.30 2.068 0.021
Fat mass (%) 29.87 2.01 20.23 2.55 2.969 0.0019
Fat mass (kg) 26.75 2.94 15.76 2.98 2.625 0.005
Visceral fat rating (units) 11.73 1.26 8.02 1.64 1.794 0.038
Fat free mass (kg) 62.81 2.18 60.82 2.01 0.671 0.25
Total body water (kg) 43.98 1.69 43.11 1.58 0.376 0.35
Total body water (%) 49.11 1.41 55.33 1.99 2.553 0.0061
Muscle mass (kg) 58.56 2.11 57.55 1.91 0.355 0.36
Muscle mass (%) 65.39 1.87 73.87 2.49 2.723 0.0038
Bone mass (kg) 3.26 0.12 3.05 0.10 1.344 0.091
Bone mass (%) 3.64 0.09 3.91 0.08 2.282 0.012
Metabolic age (years) 56.82 3.89 47.78 3.67 1.669 0.047
Basal metabolic rate (kcal/day) 1837.53 67.42 1495.44 64.01 3.680 0.0002
Bioimpedance (ohms) 505.00 10.22 477.54 8.95 2.021 0.023
  1. Abbreviations: BMI, body mass index; M, mean; SE, standard error of the mean