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Table 1 Study population characteristics

From: The relationship between the leptin/ghrelin ratio and meals with various macronutrient contents in men with different nutritional status: a randomized crossover study

  Normal body weight men Overweight/obese men p-value
Group I n 11 12  
Age (years) 33 ± 2 40 ± 2 0.01
BMI (kg/m2) 23.8 ± 0.5 31.4 ± 1.5 0.0002
Body fat content (%) 17.9 ± 1.0 28.6 ± 1.7 0.00003
Group II n 12 11  
Age (years) 33 ± 3 36 ± 3 0.24
BMI (kg/m2) 23.9 ± 0.2 33.7 ± 2.2 0.000001
Body fat content (%) 18.6 ± 1.5 31.9 ± 2.7 0.0002
  1. The results are presented as mean values ± SE