Table 1

General characteristics of the studied population
O/O (n = 26) C (n = 27) p value
Anthropometric data
Gender (F/M), n 12/14 11/16 0.691
Age, y 11.64 ± 2.43 10.70 ± 3.12 0.229
Height, cm 153.6 ± 15.7 144.7 ± 18.6 0.063
Weight, kg 69.8 ± 25.1 35.7 ± 12.6 < 0.0001*
BMI, kg/m2 28.73 ± 6.53 16.48 ± 2.10 < 0.0001*
BMI SDS 2.69 ± 0.80 −0.43 ± 0.96 < 0.0001*
Dietary data
Number, n 22 25
Energy, kcal/d 2 231.95 ± 437.69 2 082.32 ± 446.79 0.254
Carbohydrates, en% 45.68 ± 9.55 48.81 ± 6.28 0.199
Fat, en% 40.08 ± 9.73 38.59 ± 6.01 0.537
Protein, en% 14.43 ± 3.94 14.48 ± 6.54 0.976
Dietary fibre, g/d 19.26 ± 8.33 15.64 ± 7.33 0.120

O/O: obese group; C: control group; BMI SDS: body mass index standard deviation score. *Significant differences with p value < 0.05.

Bervoets et al.

Bervoets et al. Gut Pathogens 2013 5:10   doi:10.1186/1757-4749-5-10

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