Table 1: Characteristics of patients and prevalence of comorbidities associated with obesity before sleeve gastrectomy.

Patients characteristicsVariables% (N)

GenderWomen74.7 (56)
Men25.3 (19)
ComorbiditiesArterial hypertension25.3 (19)
Diabetes17.3 (13)
Dyslipidemia26.7 (20)
Smoking16.0 (12)
Sleep apnea33.3 (25)
Gastroesophageal reflux36.0 (27)
Varicose veins14.7 (11)
Menstrual irregularities33.3 (25)
Low-back pain50.7 (38)
Gonalgia42.7 (32)
Mean age in years (±SD)36.3 ± 10.2
Mean weight in kg (±SD)111.25 ± 4.1