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Table 3 Comparison of anthropometric, cardiorespiratory and biochemical variables between obese (n = 30) and normal weight (n = 29) groups

From: Somatic neural alterations in non-diabetic obesity: a cross-sectional study

Variables Normal weight (n = 29) Mean ± SD Obese (n = 30) Mean ± SD P value
Age, yrs 30.48 ± 8.012 32.07 ± 7.25 0.429
Height, m 1.66 ± 0.10 1.60 ± 0.099 0.038
Weight, kg 60.69 ± 9.43 82.93 ± 11.14 <0.001
BMI, kg/m2 21.87 ± 2.40 30.02 ± 2.89 <0.001
Respiratory rate, cycles/min 16.41 ± 2.87 16.60 ± 2.76 0.801
Pulse rate, beats/min 71.48 ± 8.41 79.17 ± 8.80 <0.001
Systolic blood pressure, mmHg 113.24 ± 11.07 121.20 ± 9.89 0.005
Diastolic blood pressure, mmHg 74.83 ± 10.31 84.97 ± 7.87 <0.001
Fasting blood sugar, mg/dl 85.72 ± 15.36 84.80 ± 17.52 0.830
  1. The bold values in the tables shows the data are statistically significant