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Table 6 Mean weight change in weight gainers and weight losers at different periods for those who gained or lost more than 0.5 kg over the first term and second term (N = 40)

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

  Number Weight change (kg)
Mean (SD)
First term Second term Academic year
Weight gainers 30 2.18 (1.58) 3.10 (2.36) 5.28 (2.93)
Weight losers 10 −4.00 (2.94) −2.68 (2.32) −6.69 (4.56)