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Table 1 MeanSEM) baseline descriptive characteristics in lean and overweight/obese men

From: Cortisol, alpha amylase, blood pressure and heart rate responses to food intake in men aged 50–70 years: importance of adiposity

  Lean Overweight/Obese p value*
(n = 19) (n = 17)
Age (years) 63.3 ± 1.1 61.1 ± 1.1 0.166
Height (cm) 172.0 ± 1.4 174.8 ± 1.4 0.179
Weight (kg) 69.7 ± 1.6 93.8 ± 2.3 <0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 23.5 ± 0.3 30.6 ± 0.6 <0.001
% Fat 20.2 ± 1.1 28.1 ± 0.9 <0.001
% Lean 79.3 ± 1.1 72.0 ± 0.9 <0.001
Waist circumference (cm) 86.1 ± 1.5 106.9 ± 1.5 <0.001
Hip circumference (cm) 97.5 ± 1.2 109.2 ± 1.3 <0.001
WHR 0.88 ± 0.01 0.98 ± 0.01 <0.001
  1. *Univariate analysis of variance.
  2. BMI body mass index, % Fat percentage body fat, % Lean percentage lean mass, WHR waist to hip ratio.