Table 1 Overweight and lean participant’s variables of interest.

From: Allostatic load and disordered white matter microstructure in overweight adults

  Overweight (N = 31) Lean (N = 21)
Mean (SD) Range Mean (SD) Range
Age 31.12 (5.88) 21–40 29.95 (6.02) 21–39
Years education 13.58 (2.94) 9–20 14.48 (2.18) 10–18
IQ estimation 11.90 (2.21) 8–17 12.05 (1.86) 7–15
Female N (%) 19 (61%) 11 (52%)
Smoker N (%) 8 (25%) 5 (23%)
Drinker N (%) 14 (45%) 13 (61%)
HADS anxiety 4.45 (2.78) 0–10 4.43 (2.52) 0–10
HADS depression 2.16 (2.19) 0–7 1.48 (1.60) 0–5
BMI 30.75 (4.86) 25.20–49.69 22.35 (2.01) 19.00–24.99
WC 96.97 (12.61) 82–137 78.56 (6.86) 68–92
WtHR 0.58 (0.07) 0.46–0.80 0.46 (0.03) 0.40–0.50
AL Index 6.64 (2.51) 3–11 3.38 (2.01) 0–7
Frequency of family income in euros per month (%)
900–1,499 5 (16.1%) 4 (19%)
1,500–2,099 14 (45.2%) 6 (28.6%)
2,100–2,699 6 (19.4%) 3 (14.3%)
>2,700 5 (16.1%) 7 (33.3%)
Not available 1 (3.2%) 1 (4.8%)
Frequency of professional level (%)
Non-skilled 4 (12.9%) 1 (4.8%)
Skilled manual 9 (29%) 4 (19%)
Administrative 6 (19.4%) 5 (23.8%)
Intermediate 4 (12.9%) 5 (23.8%)
Professional 5 (16.1%) 3 (14.3%)
Not available 3 (9.7%) 3 (14.3%)
  1. IQ estimation = intelligence quotient estimation (WAIS-III vocabulary scalar score), BMI = body mass index (kg/m2), WC = waist circumference (centimetres), WtHR = waist-to-height ratio (WC/height in centimetres) HADS = Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale, SD = standard deviation.