Journal of Obesity / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Receptivity to Bariatric Surgery in Qualified Patients

Table 1

Respondent characteristics in 371 patients of the Wharton Medical Clinic who qualify for bariatric surgery.

Interested in bariatric surgery Not interested in bariatric surgery value

, %87 (23)284 (77)
Female, %67 (77)200 (70)0.23
White, %63 (72) 236 (83)0.08
Age, years47.5 (11.2)48.2 (11.5)0.61
Type 2 diabetes, %14 ()26 ()0.17
BMI, kg/m248.0 (8.2)46.2 (6.6)0.05
Hypercholesterolemia, %7 ()37 (13)0.14
Hypertension, %56 (64)99 (35)0.9
Obstructive sleep apnea, %2 ()12 ()0.34

Data are presented as frequency (%) or mean (SD).
Significantly different from being interested in bariatric surgery ().

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