Table1: Individual characteristics, body composition, REE and TEE in 90 (60 females and 30 females) obese patients and in 90 (60 females and 30 males) normal weight subjects.

 

 

Study population

(n.180)

Males

(n. 60)

Females

(n.120)

 

 

Obese

(n.90)

CTR

(n.90)

 

Obese

(n.30)

CTR

(n. 30)

 

Obese

(n. 60)

CTR

(n. 60)

 

 

 

Mean

(SD)

Mean

(SD)

p

Mean

(SD)

Mean

(SD)

p

Mean

(SD)

Mean

(SD)

p

Age

years

23.9

(2.4)

23.9

(3.5)

0.882

23.9

(2.4)

23.9

(5.4)

0.975

23.9

(2.4)

23.9

(2.1)

0.839

Weight

kg

130

(21)

61.2

(76)

0.000

145

(22)

68.2

(7)

0.000

123

(17)

58

(5)

0.000

Height

cm

168

(8)

167

(7)

0.800

173

(7)

173

(6)

0.825

162

(6)

162

(5)

0.547

BMI

kg/m2

47.5

(5.9)

22.2

(1.7)

0.000

48.2

(6.4)

22.9

(2.2)

0.000

47.1

(5.7)

21.9

(1.3)

0.000

FFM

kg

65.3

(11.7)

45.0

(8.7)

0.000

76.6

(11.2)

54.7

(7.4)

0.000

59.7

(6.9)

40.1

(3.9)

0.000

FM

kg

65.1

(13.1)

16.3

(4.6)

0.000

68.0

(14.7)

13.5

(4.8)

0.000

63.7

(12.1)

17.7

(3.9)

0.000

FM

%

49.8

(4.9)

26.9

(7.7)

0.000

46.8

(5.1)

19.9

(6.8)

0.000

51.4

(4.1)

30.5

(5.4)

0.000

REE

kcal/die

2345

(446)

1472

(285)

0.000

2785

(413)

1792

(237)

0.000

2125

(261)

1311

(128)

0.000

REE/FFM

kcal/kg

36.1

(4.2)

32.8

(3.1)

0.000

36.7

(5.3)

33.0

(3.8)

0.002

35.8

(3.6)

32.8

(2.8)

0.000

RQ

 

0.857

(0.033)

0.829

(0.139)

0.058

0.861

(0.027)

0.827

(0.167)

0.269

0.856

(0.036)

0.830

(0.125)

0.125

TEE

kcal/die

3049

(579)

1913

(370)

0.000

3621

(537)

2330

(308)

0.000

2762

(339)

1705

(167)

0.000

 

FM: Fat Mass, FFM: Fat Free Mass, REE: Resting Energy Expenditure, RQ: Respiratory Quotient, TEE: Total Energy Expenditure (REE 1.3)