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Table 1 Characteristics of the volunteers

From: Appetite ratings and ghrelin concentrations in young adults after administration of a balanced meal. Does sex matter?

  Women Men P value
Median P25; P75 Median P25; P75
Age (years) 24 22; 26 23 21; 25 0.322
BMI (kg/m2) 21.7 20.3; 22.9 22.1 20.3; 23.1 0.729
Waist circumference (cm) 72.0 70.2; 75.0 78.6 77.7; 82.3 0.002
Body fat (%) 26.7 21.9; 30.7 14.6 11.8; 17.5  < 0.001
Resting energy expenditure (kcal) 1392 1352; 1448 1807 1740; 1844  < 0.001
Total energy expenditure (kcal) 2171 2109; 2258 2801 2697; 2858  < 0.001
  1. P25 = 25th percentile, P75 = 75th percentile