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Table 1 Baseline socio-demographic characteristics of the patients participating in the study (n = 220).

From: Psychometric properties of the Fatigue Severity Scale in obese patients

Variables Unit Whole group Sub-sample
for reproducibility
Female N (% of total) 154 (70%) 36 (72%)
Male N (% of total) 66 (30%) 14 (28%)
Age Years (SD) 47 (15) 47 (12)
BMI kg/m2 44.4 (5.2) 44.5 (5.8)
Education Primary school 51% 50%
  High school 39% 38%
  University 10% 12%
Occupation White collars 22% 24%
  Blue collars 24% 28%
  Retired 24% 24%
  Students 5% 4%
  Homeworkers 15% 10%
  Not employed 9% 10%
  Other 1% -