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Table 1 Comparison of demographic and anthropometric characteristics between males and females pre and postoperatively

From: Is routine post-sleeve gastrografin needed? Profile of 98 cases

VariableGenderp-value (M vs. F)
Males (n = 36)Females (n = 62)Both (N = 98)
Mean age in years (± SD)
(Minimum/maximum)
33.14 (± 11.29)
(18/67)
36.06 (± 8.94)
(20/61)
35 (± 9.92)
(18/67)
0.16
Age groups (years)
n. (%)
 18–2513 (36.1)5 (8.1)18 (18.4)0.05
 26–359 (25)30 (48.4)39 (39.8)
 36–459 (25)17 (27.4)26 (26.5)
 > 455 (13.9)10 (16.1)15 (15.2)
Mean pre-operative weight in kg (± SD)
(Minimum/maximum)
137.61 (± 23.98)
(89/198)
110.08 (± 16.06)
(80/155)
120.19 (± 23.4)
(80/198)
<0.001
Mean pre-operative BMI in kg/m2 (± SD)
(Minimum/maximum)
50.21 (± 17.36)
(34.37/139.2)
44.41 (± 6.19)
(29.32/59.8)
46.54 (± 11.86)
(29.32/139.2)
0.019
Mean 6 months post-operative weight in kg (± SD)
(Minimum/maximum)
95.06 (± 20.23)
(63/144)
83.45 (± 14.24)
(60/127)
87.71 (± 17.51)
(60/144)
0.001
Mean 6 months post-operative BMI in kg/m2 (± SD)
(Minimum/maximum)
34.28 (± 9.59)
(22.32/71.56)
33.67 (± 5.63)
(23.44/47.8)
33.89 (± 7.29)
(22.32/71.56)
0.7
Percentage weight loss at 6 months post-operatively (± SD)
(Minimum/maximum)
30.57 (± 10.6)
(6.72/55.09)
23.99 (± 8.47)
(3.33/46.49)
26.41 (± 9.79)
(33.3/55.09)
0.01
  1. M male, F female