Table 1

Physical characteristics of normal and obese biological mothers

Parameter for biological mothers

Normal weight

Obese


Number of subjects

3

4

Body weight (kg)

57.8 ± 2.0

85.6 ± 12.0*

Height (cm)

158 ± 3.8

152 ± 5.1

Age (y)

27.7 ± 10.6

28.8 ± 3.2

BMI (weight;kg/height2;m)

23.1 ± 0.6

33.5 ± 5.3*

Body fat (%)

35 ± 2

44 ± 5*


* p <0.05

Rising and Lifshitz Nutrition Journal 2005 4:17   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-4-17

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