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Table 1 Morphological characteristics of the tropical group (TR) and its sub-groups (short stay (TR-S), and long stay (TR-L)) and the Japanese group (JP) 1

From: Effects of duration of stay in temperate area on thermoregulatory responses to passive heat exposure in tropical south-east Asian males residing in Japan

  TR-S,2n = 5 TR-L,3n = 7 TR, n = 12 JP, n = 12
Age, years 23.40 ± 1.86 27.29 ± 1.57 25.67 ± 1.28 24.08 ± 0.91
Body height, cm 173.52 ± 2.35 173.01 ± 2.18 173.23 ± 1.53 169.93 ± 1.64
Body mass, kg 63.44 ± 1.88 63.63 ± 1.99 63.55 ± 1.34 59.70 ± 2.45
BSA4, m2 1.80 ± 0.03 1.80 ± 0.04 1.80 ± 0.03 1.72 ± 0.04
BSA/body mass, m2/kg 0.03 ± 0.0004 0.03 ± 0.0004 0.03 ± 0.0003 0.03 ± 0.0006
Body fat, % 18.86 ± 1.81 21.43 ± 2.11 20.03 ± 1.53 19.96 ± 1.25
  1. 1Data are presented as mean ± standard error.
  2. 2TR-S, Tropical subjects who had stayed in Japan for < 11 months before the experiment.
  3. 3TR-L, Tropical subjects who had stayed in Japan for > 23 months before the experiment.
  4. 4BSA, body surface area.