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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of women and children, three months before and nine and 48 months after maternal Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass surgery

From: Four years’ follow-up changes of physical activity and sedentary time in women undergoing roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery and appurtenant children

Women Pre-surgery, data on 1st measurement (N = 69) Mean (SD) or N (%) Pre-surgery, data on all 3 measurements (N = 30) Mean (SD) or N (%) 9 months post-surgery (N = 30) Mean (SD) or N (%) 48 months post-surgery (N = 30) Mean (SD) or N (%)
Age (years) 38.8 (5.5) 39.5 (6.2) 40.5 (6.3) 43.1 (6.2)
Weight (kg) 107.4 (12.7) 108.3 (13.9) 74.5 (10.7) 73.7 (11.2)
BMI (kg/m2) 39.2 (3.3) 39.2 (3.4) 27.1 (3.1) 26.9 (3.3)
Waist (cm) 117.9 (9.7) 117.2 (10.8) 87.3 (7.4) 88.5 (10.1)
Children N = 95 N = 40 N = 40 N = 40
Sex (girls) 48 (51%) 21 (53%)
Age (years) 9.9 (2.0) 10.0 (2.2) 11.0 (2.1) 13.7 (2.0)
Overweight and obesity 50 (53%) 24 (60%) 18 (45%) 22 (55%)
Obesity 16 (17%) 4 (10%) 4 (10%) 8 (20%)