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Table 1 Anthropometric and body composition characteristics of the total sample and by gender

From: Association between air flow limitation and body composition in young adults

  Total sample Male Female p value
Number (n/%) 83/100 40/48.19 43/51.81
Age (years) 21.66 ± 2.22 21.93 ± 2.73 21.42 ± 1.60 0.421MW
Weight (kg) 68.70 ± 14.09 73.98 ± 14.76 63.79 ± 11.57 < 0.0001t
Height (m) 1.65 ± 0.08 1.71 ± 0.06 1.59 ± 0.06 < 0.0001MW
BMI (kg/m2) 25.11 ± 4.64 25.20 ± 5.15 25.02 ± 4.18 0.826MW
%BF 24.64 ± 8.74 18.87 ± 7.79 30.01 ± 5.63 < 0.0001t
%FFM 75.36 ± 8.74 81.12 ± 7.78 69.99 ± 5.63 < 0.0001MW
  1. Results are presented as mean ± one standard deviation. BMI body mass index (kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters), BF body fat, FFM free fat mass, MW Mann-Whitney, t t Student