Table 1

The 5 groups of BMIs
Controls (NWs, n = 28) Overweight (OWs, n = 18) Obese I (OB-Is, n = 17) Obese II (OB-IIs, n = 19) Obese III (OB-IIIs, n = 32)
Age (y) 35.11 ± 2.24 39.42± 3.10 39.76 ± 3.22 36.16 ± 2.92 41.94 ± 2.06
(20.0-61.0) (21.0-59.0) (16.0-63.0) (20.0-61.0) (22.0-59.0)
BMI (Kg/m2) 21.39 ± 0.39 27.07 ± 0.26 32.67 ± 0.30 37.52 ± 0.34 46.34 ± 0.67
(18.3-25) (***) (25.4-28.8) (***) (30.1-34.7) (***) (35.5-39.8) (***) (40.0-54.8)

Data are presented as mean ± S.E.M.; in parenthesis sample ranges, minimum and maximum values are shown.

ANOVA BMI and post-hoc Bonferroni test: (***): p < 0.001, NWs vs. OWs, OB-I/II/IIIs.

Giannaccini et al.

Giannaccini et al. BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:128   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-14-128

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