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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of participants that completed the 6-month clinical program (n = 144)

From: Health-related quality of life following a clinical weight loss intervention among overweight and obese adults: intervention and 24 month follow-up effects

Age (yr) 50.2 (9.2)
Height (cm) 165.8 (9.0)
Weight (kg) 89.7 (14.9)
BMI (kg/m2) 32.5 (3.8)
% body fat 38.1 (5.7)
Waist Circumference (cm)  
   Male 110.6 (9.6)
   Female 104.8 (10.7)
Education (%)  
   Less than high school 1%
   High School 10%
   Some College 21%
   College Graduate 28%
   Post-graduate Degree 40%
Medication Used (%)  
   Antidepressants 12%
   Antihypertensives 19%
   Lipid-lowering agents 6%
   Thyroid medications 9%
  1. Data are presented as mean (± SD).