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Table 1 BMI, weight and percent weight loss, percent of excess weight loss, compared for men and women pre-operative and six measurements post-operative

From: Reduction in weight and BMI and changes in Co-morbidities following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding procedure for morbidly obese patients in Bahrain: a five year longitudinal study

Time   BMI Weight (kg) % weight loss % EWL  
  Sex Mean SD Mean SD    n (total 143)
Pre-operative Women 45.75 6.71 118.74 16.90 ------ ------ 107
  Men 45.30 5.77 137.51 19.44 ------ ------ 36
3 months post-operative Women 42.01 6.59 108.81 17.39 8.39 17.65 107
  Men 40.54 5.07 123.40 18.71 10.28 19.07 36
6 months post-operative Women 40.17 6.50 103.90 17.28 12.49* 26.30* 107
  Men 38.39 5.09 116.80 18.60 15.09 27.90 36
9 months post-operative Women 38.88 6.42 100.47 16.81 15.38 32.48 107
  Men 36.65 4.82 112.95 20.74 17.94 33.10 36
12 months post-operative Women 37.54* 6.59 97.11 17.13 18.20* 38.47* 107
  Men 34.78 4.81 105.86 18.08 22.98 42.70 36
24 months post-operative Women 36.03* 6.84 92.99 17.65 21.69* 45.70* 107
  Men 32.85 4.60 100.22 17.32 26.85 50.30 36
60 months post-operative Women 36.61* 8.69 94.58 21.66 21.50* 42.95* 39
  Men 30.76 4.85 93.27 19.81 33.75 59.00 13
  1. * p < .05; ** p < .01.