TABLE 1

Descriptive Statistics of Subjects in High-BAT and Low-BAT Groups

ParameterAll subjectsHigh BATLow BATP
Subjects20 (10 women/10 men)13 (8 women/5 men)7 (2 women/5 men)
Height (cm)172 ± 12170 ± 13175 ± 12NS
Weight (kg)69 ± 1665 ± 1676 ± 17NS
Body mass indext (kg/m2)23.0 ± 2.622.0 ± 2.124.8 ± 2.40.03
Body fat (%)25.4 ± 5.825.3 ± 6.325.5 ± 5.2NS
BAT mass (g)68 ± 4996 ± 3716 ± 4<0.01
WAT mass (kg)17.4 ± 4.916.3 ± 5.519.5 ± 3.6NS
Visceral fat area (cm2)36.5 ± 19.432.3 ± 19.644.1 ± 18.1NS
BAT SUVmax16.2 ± 8.819.5 ± 8.07.2 ± 1.7<0.01
BAT metabolic activity (g)468 ± 450609 ± 45181 ± 22<0.01
BAT DEE, resting (kcal/d)1,469 ± 4011,349 ± 4031,712 ± 337NS
Δ Whole-body DEE (kcal/d)223 ± 396340 ± 3809 ± 361NS
Δ Whole-body DEE (%)10.5 ± 21.317.1 ± 16.50.8 ± 23.4NS
  • NS = not significant.

  • Data are mean ± SD (P value between groups).