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Table 2 Body composition measurements of patients with schizophrenia and controls

From: Visceral obesity in normal-weight patients suffering from chronic schizophrenia

  Males Females
Schizophrenia N = 33 Controls N = 23 P value Schizophrenia N = 19 Controls N = 21 P value
Fat free mass (kg) 57.2 (54, 59.9) 62.5 (54.8, 66) 0.010 43.4 (41.8, 45.6) 44.7 (42.6, 46.1) 0.229
Fat free mass (%) 81.2 (78.8, 85) 83.9 (78.5, 86.5) 0.286 72.8 (70.1, 77.4) 74.5 (70.1, 77.3) 0.804
Body fat (kg) 13.3 (10, 15.7) 11.5 (10.3, 16.3) 0.653 16 (12.2, 19.3) 15.3 (12.5, 18.3) 0.824
% Body fat 18.8 (14.4, 21.2) 16.1 (13.5, 19.7) 0.194 27.2 (22.6, 29.9) 25.5 (22.7, 29.9) 0.695
RMR (kcal) 1798 (1585, 1885) 1820 (1704, 2120) 0.050 1427 (1390, 1517) 1479 (1435, 1520) 0.472
VAT (cm2) 351.9 (262, 586.8) 73 (52, 201) 0.000 124 (56, 281) 55.5 (39, 84) 0.006
SAT (cm2) 88 (80, 112) 108 (78, 139) 0.286 82 (65, 92) 80.5 (73, 101) 0.565
VAT/SAT ratio 3.5 (2.5, 5) 0.7 (0.5, 1.9) 0.000 1.4 (0.6, 3.5) 0.7 (0.5, 1) 0.005