TABLE 1

Summary of subject demographics

Baseline characteristicValues for:
Normal-wt subjects (n = 12)Obese subjects (n = 8)
No. (%) of subjects by sex
    Male10 (83.3)3 (37.5)
    Female2 (16.7)5 (62.5)
Median (range) values for:
    Age (yr)24.5 (21–30)43 (29–66)
    Total body wt (kg)67.7 (60.5–93.6)149.7 (124.1–166.5)
    Ht (cm)177 (164–188)170.5 (159–190)
    Body mass index (kg/m2)22.4 (20.3–27.3)49.1 (40.0–57.6)
    Lean body wt (kg)a55.7 (39.3–70.0)66.4 (55.4–91.0)
  • a According to the formula of Janmahasatian et al. (10).