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Table 1 Gender specific anthropometric data (age and BMI) of patients with severe sepsis or septic shock (SP), morbidly obesity (MO), and healthy control group (BD).

From: Sepsis induced changes of adipokines and cytokines - septic patients compared to morbidly obese patients

  Age [years] (median; range) BMI [kg/m2] (median; range)
SP (n = 33) 66 years (30 - 87) 26 kg/m2 (18 - 37)
Female patients (n = 12) 81 years (42 - 87) 26 kg/m2 (20 - 32)
Male patients (n = 21) 65 years (31 - 85) 26 kg/m2 (18 - 37)
MO (n = 37) 45 years (17 - 59) 52 kg/m2 (33 - 78)
Female patients (n = 24) 46 years (23 - 59) 52 kg/m2 (35 - 78)
Male patients (n = 13) 42 years (17 - 59) 49 kg/m2 (33 - 70)
Control group (n = 60) 45 years (19 - 71) Not ascertained
Female control (n = 30) 44 years (19 - 60) Not ascertained
Male control (n = 30) 46 years (19 - 71) Not ascertained