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Table 1 Characteristics according to body mass index (BMI) groups

From: Low lymphocyte count in underweight Japanese women

  Severely underweight (n = 10) Slightly underweight (n = 13) Normal (n = 81) Obese (n = 10) Trend P value*
Total protein (g/dl) 7.67 ± 0.16 7.56 ± 0.28 7.48 ± 0.35 7.52 ± 0.33 0.144
Leukocyte (×103/mm3) 5.71 ± 1.48 5.69 ± 1.39 5.72 ± 1.36 6.44 ± 1.29 0.384
Neutrophil (×103/mm3) 3.63 ± 1.09 3.46 ± 0.95 3.40 ± 0.92 3.73 ± 0.67 0.904
Lymphocyte (×103/mm3) 1.68 ± 0.54 1.75 ± 0.43 1.85 ± 0.46 2.07 ± 0.34 0.058
BMI (kg/m2) 16.6 ± 0.63 18.0 ± 0.29 20.7 ± 1.55 27.2 ± 2.57
  1. Severely underweight (BMI ≤ 17.5 kg/m2), slightly underweight (17.5 < BMI < 18.5 kg/m2), normal (18.5 ≤ BMI < 25 kg/m2), obese (BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2)
  2. Data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation
  3. * By linear trend