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Table 2 Distribution of male and female patients under different BMI categories pre and postoperatively

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

BMI categoryPre or post-operativelyMalesFemales
Normal (%)
BMI 18.5–24.9 kg/m2
Pre-op00
Post-op5 (13.9)1 (1.6)
Pre-obesity (%)
BMI 25–29.9 kg/m2
Pre-op01 (1.6)
Post-op6 (16.7)17 (27.4)
Obesity class I (%)
BMI 30–34.9 kg/m2
Pre-op2 (5.6)1 (1.6)
Post-op11 (30.6)23 (37.1)
Obesity class II (%)
BMI 35–39.9 kg/m2
Pre-op5 (13.9)15 (24.2)
Post-op7 (19.4)11 (17.7)
Obesity class III (%)
BMI ≥ 40 kg/m2
Pre-op29 (80.6)45 (72.6)
Post-op7 (19.4)10 (16.1)
Total (%)36 males (36.7)62 females (63.3)
  1. BMI body mass index