Table 3

Measurements for all subjects who were eligible for weight maintenance by site at baseline (month 0)

Baseline (Month 0)

P-value for site difference


KU (n = 163)

UT (n = 107)


Age (years)

40.8 ± 7.0

40.0 ± 6.7

0.2464


Weight (kg)

102.2 ± 13.2

97.1 ± 11.4

0.0012


BMI (kg/m2)

34.7 ± 3.3

33.9 ± 2.7

0.0527


Body Fat (%)

46.7 ± 7.6

43.9 ± 6.3

0.0021


Waist Circumference (cm)

101.5 ± 9.6

103.1 ± 8.9

0.1621


Systolic Blood Pressure (mmHg)

125.7 ± 13.1

123.9 ± 12.1

0.2502


Diastolic Blood Pressure (mmHg)

82.6 ± 8.8

82.5 ± 8.4

0.9255


Total Cholesterol (mg/dl)

203.1 ± 35.1

202.1 ± 37.7

0.8245


HDL-Cholesterol (mg/dl)

51.7 ± 12.9

51.9 ± 13.9

0.9324


LDL-Cholesterol (mg/dl)

120.9 ± 28.9

119.5 ± 33.9

0.7149


Triglycerides (mg/dl)

149.7 ± 83.3

153.6 ± 93.0

0.7179


Glucose (mg/dl)

92.3 ± 18.6

93.9 ± 9.0

0.4047


Insulin (mcgIU/ml)

9.6 ± 5.6

10.6 ± 3.8

0.1254


Body Fat (kg)

44.6 ± 8.7

42.5 ± 7.3

0.0442


Trunk Fat (kg)

23.3 ± 4.4

23.0 ± 4.0

0.5891


Values are means +SD

Zemel et al. Nutrition & Metabolism 2008 5:28   doi:10.1186/1743-7075-5-28

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