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Table 1 Characteristic and anthropometric parameters of the study participants before and after BS

From: Dietary macro- and micro-nutrients intake adequacy at 6th and 12th month post-bariatric surgery

  Pre-operation n = 58 Post operation n = 58 p value
Baseline 6th month 12th month  
Age 37 ± 8  
Gender (female) 71%  
Weight (kg) 120 ± 21 89 ± 17 83 ± 18 < 0.001
BMI (Kg/m2) 44 ± 6 33 ± 6 31 ± 6 < 0.001
WC (cm) 130 ± 16 106 ± 13 98 ± 13 < 0.001
HC (cm) 133 ± 14 115 ± 14 110 ± 10 < 0.001
FFM (%) 62 ± 11 53 ± 10 52 ± 10 < 0.100
Body Fat (%) 49 ± 3 39 ± 8 34 ± 9 < 0.001
Excess weight loss (%) 61 ± 22 76 ± 25 < 0.001
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD. P-value derived from paired t-test for numerical variables between the 6 and 12 month. BMI Body mass index, WC Waist circumference, HC Hip Circumference, FFM Fat-Free Mass
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