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Table 2 Distribution of the study participants by some food intake and lifestyle habits before and after (currently) the surgery (N = 30)

From: Short-term outcomes of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy among obesity patients in the northern west bank: a retrospective records review

Variable Before n (%)* Currently n (%)*
How many main meals do you eat per day?   
  -One 1 (3.3) 2 (6.7)
  -Two 3 (10) 7 (23.3)
  -Three 9 (30) 12 (40)
  -> three 17 (56.7) 9 (30)
Vegetables intake   
  -Regularly 7 (23.3) 12 (40)
  -Occasionally 11 (36.7) 11 (36.7)
  -Rarely 12 (40) 7 (23.3)
Fruit intake   
  -Regularly 5 (16.7) 12 (40)
  -Occasionally 12 (40) 13 (43.3)
  -Rarely 13 (43.3) 5 (16.7)
How often you take fried food per week?   
  -1-3 10 (33.3) 27 (90)
  -4-6 13 (43.3) 1 (3.3)
  -7-9 5 (16.7) 2 (6.7)
  ->9 2 (6.7) 0 (0)
Do you practice any kind of sport or exercise?   
  -No 24(80) 18 (60)
  -Yes 6 (20) 12 (40)
Smoking habits   
  -Never smoker - 15 (50)
  -Ex-smoker - 1 (3.3)
  -Current smoker - 11 (36.7)
  -Argellah - 3 (10)
  1. *Data is presented as frequency (percent) from the total study population (N = 30).