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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants (n = 24)

From: Best single-slice measurement site for estimating visceral adipose tissue volume after weight loss in obese, Japanese men

   Baseline After Δ
Age, yr 46.8 ± 4.7       
Height, cm 170.9 ± 6.9       
Body weight, kg 88.8 ± 14.7 80.2 ± 2.9 −8.6 ± 4.7* −10.0 ± 5.0*
BMI, kg/m2 30.4 ± 4.6 27.4 ± 0.9 −3.0 ± 1.6* −9.8 ± 5.0*
Abdominal circumference, cm 101.7 ± 10.0 93.4 ± 2.3 −8.3 ± 4.6* −8.3 ± 4.4*
Visceral fat             
 volume, cm3 4859 ± 1264 3676 ± 331 −1182 ± 705* −26.6 ± 17.6*
 mass, kg 4.47 ± 1.16 3.38 ± 0.30 −1.09 ± 0.65* −27.4 ± 14.1*
Subcutaneous fat             
 volume, cm3 4696 ± 1842 3877 ± 359 −818 ± 583* −18.1 ± 12.8*
 mass, kg 4.32 ± 1.69 3.60 ± 0.33 −0.75 ± 0.54* −17.9 ± 11.2*
Total energy intake, kcal/day 2303 ± 648 1556 ± 253 −747 ± 739* −32.4 ± 11.4*
Total energy expenditure, kcal/day 2512 ± 285 2474 ± 263 −39 ± 77* −1.5 ± 2.1*
Physical activity energy expenditure, kcal/day 348 ± 163 349 ± 132 0.7 ± 65 0.2 ± 1.8
Number of steps, steps/day 8555 ± 2801 8859 ± 2411 305 ± 1408 3.5 ± 5
  1. Δ = After - Baseline.
  2. Values are presented as mean ± standard deviation.
  3. * Significant change within group by paired t-test (P < 0.05).