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Table 1 Subjects characteristic and body composition (n = 93).

From: Validity of air-displacement plethysmography in the assessment of body composition changes in a 16-month weight loss program

Variable Before weight-loss After weight-loss Δ (post-before weight-loss)
Age 38.9 ± 5.7   
Height (cm) 159.8 ± 5.6   
Weight (kg) 76.7 ± 9.9 73.17 ± 10.4 -3.6 ± 5.3**
BMI 30.0 ± 3.4 28.7 ± 4.0 -1.3 ± 2.1**
DXA
%fat 46.0 ± 5.2 42.1 ± 6.4** -3.9 ± 4.4
FM (kg) 35.3 ± 7.7 30.9 ± 8.4** -4.3 ± 5.4
FFM (kg) 40.8 ± 4.4 41.7 ± 4.3** 0.95 ± 1.4
ADP
%fat 42.0 ± 5.1b 38.3 ± 6.2a** -3.7 ± 4.3
FM (kg) 32.5 ± 7.4b 28.4 ± 8.0a** -4.1 ± 5.1a
FFM (kg) 44.2 ± 4.6b 44.7 ± 4.6a* 0.52 ± 1.6a
  1. Data reported as mean ± standard deviation.
  2. * Significantly different from baseline (p ≤ 0.05).
  3. ** Significantly different from baseline (p ≤ 0.001).
  4. a Significantly different from DXA (p ≤ 0.05).
  5. b Significantly different from DXA (p ≤ 0.001).