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Table 1 Demographic, body composition, and anthropometric data of severely obese patient samples

From: A new anthropometric index for body fat estimation in patients with severe obesity

Variable MBD MVD Total (n = 144) P value
Gender (female) 53/72 (73.6%) 55/72 (76.4%) 108/144 (75.0%) 0.847
Gender (male) 19/72 (26.4%) 17/72 (23.6%) 36/144 (25.0%) 0.281
Race (white) 46/72 (63.9%) 53/72 (73.6%) 99/144 (68.8%)  
Race (black/brown) 26/72 (36.1%) 26/72 (36.1%) 45/144 (31.2%) 0.877
Age (years) 42.58 ± 12.32 42.88 ± 10.07 42.73 ± 11.21 0.318
Body weight (kg) 127.68 ± 27.5 123.33 ± 24.53 125.51 ± 26.06 0.386
Height (m) 1.63 ± 0.1 1.62 ± 0.1 1.63 ± 0.1 0.532
BMI (kg/m2) 47.45 ± 6.75 46.77 ± 6.23 47.11 ± 6.48 0.719
AC (cm) 137.46 ± 17.38 136.49 ± 14.83 136.97 ± 16.11 0.728
HC (cm) 135.21 ± 13.83 136.02 ± 13.97 135.61 ± 13.86 0.565
Waist-hip ratio 1.02 ± 0.11 1.01 ± 0.11 1.01 ± 0.11 0.847
ADP BF% 52.14 ± 5.4 51.96 ± 5.47 52.05 ± 5.42 0.300
  1. Data were obtained from 144 patients and are expressed as the mean ± standard deviation. MBD model building database, MVD model validation database, BMI body mass index, AC abdominal circumference, HC hip circumference, ADP BF% values of body fat percentage estimated by air displacement plethysmography