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Table 3 Mean weight, BMI and rate change over the academic year and different terms (N = 215)

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

  Number Weight change (kg) Weight change rate (kg/week) BMI change
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Academic year 215 0.98 (3.66) 0.029 (0.10) 0.42 (1.49)
 Male 64 0.85 (4.48) 0.025 (0.13) 0.39 (1.62)
 Female 151 1.04 (3.27) 0.030 (0.09) 0.44 (1.44)
First term 215 0.06 (2.70) 0.005 (0.29) 0.06 (1.39)
 Male 64 −0.13 (3.08) −0.009 (0.33) −0.04 (1.16)
 Female 151 0.13 (2.54) 0.011 (0.27) 0.10 (1.48)
Second term 215 0.93 (3.56) 0.038 (0.15) 0.36 (1.45)
 Male 64 0.98 (4.03) 0.039 (0.16) 0.99 (4.03)
 Female 151 0.90 (3.35) 0.037 (0.14) 0.90 (3.35)