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Table 2 Baseline weight, height and BMI of males and females for the academic year longitudinal sample (N = 215)

From: Freshman 15 in England: a longitudinal evaluation of first year university student’s weight change

  Male Female
Total n (%) 64 (29.7 %) 151 (70.2 %)
Mean weight, kg (SD) 74.7 (17.9) 60.2 (12.0)
Mean height, m (SD) 1.8 (0.1) 1.7 (0.1)
BMI, n (%)
 Underweight 7 (10.6) 19 (12.5)
 Normal 43 (67.2) 110 (73.0)
 Overweight 11 (17.2) 15 (9.9)
 Obese 3 (4.6) 7 (4.6)