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Table 1 Subject Characteristicsa,b

From: Decreased eating frequency linked to increased visceral adipose tissue, body fat, and BMI in Hispanic college freshmen

Physical and Adiposity Measures (n = 92) All Subjects (92) Males (45) Females (47)
Age (y) 18.8 ± 0.4 18.7 ± 0.4 18.9 ± 0.4
Height (cm) 167.4 ± 9.8 188.3 ± 5.6 160.3 ± 7.5
Weight (kg) 67.1 ± 13.8 75.3 ± 13.3 59.2 ± 9.5
Waist circumference (cm) 84.6 ± 9.7 85.9 ± 10.6 83.4 ± 8.6
BMI (kg/m2) 23.8 ± 3.9 24.6 ± 4.1 23.1 ± 3.7
BMI percentile 59.9 ± 27.3 62.7 ± 28.6 57.2 ± 26.1
BMI z score 0.3 ± 1.0 0.4 ± 110 0.2 ± 0.9
Overweight Prevalence 21 (22.8) 11 (24.4) 10 (21.2)
Obese Prevalence 8 (8.7) 6 (13.3) 2 (4.3)
Overweight/Obese Prevalence 29 (31.5) 17 (37.8) 12 (25.5)
Total lean tissue (%) 73.6 ± 9.9 78.9 ± 9.1 68.5 ± 7.8
Total body fat (%) 26.4 ± 9.9 21.1 ± 9.1 31.5 ± 7.8
VAT (ml) 267.0 ± 124.4 286.9 ± 114.4 247.8 ± 131.8
SAT (ml) 999.7 ± 654.9 1020.8 ± 749.0 979.5 ± 557.6
Hepatic fat (ml) 29.2 ± 36.0 35.1 ± 44.9 23.5 ± 23.8
NAFLD 20 (21.7) 11 (24.4) 9 (19.1)
  1. aData presented as mean ±SD or n (%)
  2. bNAFLD = Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, SAT = Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue, VAT = Visceral Adipose Tissue