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Table 1 Summary characteristics of anthropometric and body composition measurements

From: Impact of community lifestyle intervention on anthropometric parameters and body composition among overweight and obese women: findings from the MyBFF@home study

Outcome variable Mean (SD)
Baseline Month
1
Month
2
Month
3
Month
6
Month
9
Month
12
Weight (kg)
 Intervention Group (n = 137) 75.9* (11.3) 75.9* (11.4) 75.8* (11.3) 75.5* (11.2) 74.9* (11.5) 75.7 (11.5) 75.4* (11.4)
 Control Group (n = 118) 72.6 (11.5) 72.5 (11.3) 72.3 (11.5) 72.2 (11.5) 71.7 (11.3) 72.5 (11.8) 72.0 (12.1)
BMI (km/m2)
 Intervention Group (n = 137) 31.6 (4.1) 31.6* (4.2) 31.3 (4.1) 31.2 (4.2) 31.1 (4.2) 31.4 (4.2) 31.4 (4.3)
 Control Group (n = 118) 30.9 (4.2) 30.4 (3.9) 30.9 (4.3) 30.36 (4.1) 30.3 (4.2) 30.8 (4.3) 30.6 (4.5)
Waist circumference (cm)
 Intervention Group (n = 137) 94.8 (10.1) 93.8 (10.0) 93.2 (9.8) 92.71 (9.6) 91.8 (9.2) 91.5 (9.6) 90.7 (9.0)
 Control Group (n = 118) 92.8 (9.4) 92.5 (8.9) 91.8 (9.0) 90.72 (9.5) 90.5 (9.6) 89.2 (9.9) 88.8 (9.2)
Hip circumference (cm)
 Intervention Group (n = 137) 111.4 (9.2) 110.5 (9.4) 109.5 (9.2) 108.8 (8.9) 109.0* (8.9) 109.8 (9.4) 110.8* (9.4)
 Control Group (n = 118) 109.5 (8.7) 108.8 (8.8) 107.5 (9.2) 107.2 (8.7) 106.7 (9.1) 107.8 (9.8) 107.1 (9.8)
Waist-hip-ratio
 Intervention Group (n = 137) 0.85 (0.1) 0.85 (0.1) 0.85 (0.1) 0.85 (0.1) 0.84 (0.1) 0.83 (0.1) 0.82 (0.1)
 Control Group (n = 118) 0.85 (0.1) 0.85 (0.1) 0.85 (0.1) 0.85 (0.1) 0.84 (0.1) 0.83 (0.1) 0.82 (0.1)
Fat mass (kg)
 Intervention Group (n = 137) 34.8 (7.9) 33.6 (8.1) 33.9 (9.2)
 Control Group (n = 118) 32.8 (7.9) 31.8 (8.1) 32.8 (9.2)
Percentage Body fat (%)
 Intervention Group (n = 137) 45.2 (5.0) 43.8 (5.4) 44.5 (7.4)
 Control Group (n = 118) 44.7 (4.7) 43.9 (5.8) 45.1 (7.3)
Visceral fat area (cm2)
 Intervention Group (n = 137) 128.1* (23.9) 122.5 (23.3) 124.8 (26.9)
 Control Group (n = 118) 120.5 (23.9) 117.2 (24.2) 118.5 (27.7)
Skeletal muscle mass (kg)
 Intervention Group (n = 137) 22.2* (2.8) 22.2* (2.3) 22.4* (3.0)
 Control Group (n = 118) 21.5 (3.0) 21.3 (3.0) 21.1 (3.0)
  1. Value are presented as mean ± standard deviation
  2. *P < 0.05 for independent T- test