Table 1

Baseline characteristics

Obesity
Normal (n=25)Slight (n=17)Moderate (n=20)Severe (n=11)
Values are mean (SD).
BMI, body mass index; BP, blood pressure; HR, heart rate.
Age (years)28 (8)30 (10)29 (10)25 (8)
Weight (kg)55.2 (7.1)72.9 (7.4)81.7 (7.7)102.8 (14.1)
Height (m)1.62 (0.07)1.61 (0.07)1.59 (0.05)1.61 (0.06)
BMI (kg/m2)21.0 (2.2)29.5 (6.7)32.4 (1.7)39.7 (3.5)
BMI (range)16.9 to 24.925.3 to 29.930.1 to 34.935.1 to 47.8
Systolic BP (mm Hg)117 (11)121 (8)122 (10)124 (8)
Diastolic BP (mm Hg)70.0 (7.6)72.9 (6.9)72.14 (8.3)75.0 (10.5)
HR (beats/min)78 (10)75 (9)80 (9)81 (12)