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Table 2 Differences in body mass index (BMI) and body fat percentage (BFP) by age

From: Demographic, health-related, and work-related factors associated with body mass index and body fat percentage among workers at six Connecticut manufacturing companies across different age groups: a cohort study

  <45 years 45–55 years >55 years  
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) p-value
Body Mass Index
Time 1 28.7 (5.9) 29.8 (5.3) 29.7 (4.7) 0.04
Change 0.1 (2.0) 0.3 (1.8) -0.4 (2.0) <0.01
Body Fat Percent (%)
Time 1 26.0 (8.4) 28.1 (7.9) 28.6 (8.3) <0.01
Change -0.4 (5.2) 0.2 (4.2) -1.0 (4.1) 0.08