Table 1

Age (years)

Sex (N)

Obesity Class (N)

Visits (N)

Group

N

Mean

SD

M

F

III

I-II

Ov

Mean

SD


AD

59

44.6

11.4

9

50

26

23

10

56.6

56.6

ADSx

72

42.7

11.0

6

66

18

38

16

37.0

31.9

NAD

84

43.2

10.7

7

77

17

40

27

39.4

44.2

All

215

43.4

10.9

22

193

61

101

53

43.3

45.1


Starting BMI

Ending BMI

BMI Change

Months (N)

Group

Mean

SD

Mean

SD

Mean

SD

Mean

SD


AD

39.2

10.0

36.6

9.8

2.6

3.5

38.7

33.0

ADSx

35.5

7.1

33.2

6.3

2.3

2.8

30.3

31.4

NAD

34.6

7.1

30.6

6.9

4.0

3.4

28.6

29.0

All

36.2

8.2

33.1

8.0

3.1

3.4

31.0

31.1


Group: AD = diagnosed with ADHD; ADSx = behaviors consistent with ADHD criteria, but insufficient to allow diagnosis; NAD = few or no symptoms consistent with ADHD. Obesity class: III (Extreme Obesity) = BMI >= 40; I-II (Obesity) = BMI 30 to 39.9; Ov (Overweight) = BMI < 30. BMI Change: Ending BMI – Starting BMI. Months: Total number of months between first and last visits, inclusive.

Altfas BMC Psychiatry 2002 2:9   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-2-9

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