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Table 1 Parental Characteristics

From: Substrate utilization during submaximal exercise in children with a severely obese parent

Variable Lean Parent Obese Parent P Value
Age, yr 39.8 ± 1.6 37.2 ±1.4 0.25
Mass, kg 68.6 ± 2.6 126.3 ±5.1* <0.001
Height, cm 165.5 ± 1.4 168.6 ± 2.1 0.22
BMI, kg/m2 25.0 ± 0.8 45.4 ± 1.2* <0.001
  1. Characteristics of the mothers of the participants (n = 13 per group). Pre-bariatric surgery characteristics were used in the obese parents when applicable. Mean ± SE.
  2. *P ≤ 0.05 for a difference between groups.