Lifestyle intervention program in deprived obese adult patients and their non-deprived counterparts

Deprived patients suffering from obesity have a more serious disease than non-deprived patients. However, neither compliance to the lifestyle intervention program nor body weight loss differed between deprived patients with obesity and non-deprived ones. Deprivation should not be a limitation when enrolling patients with obesity in lifestyle intervention programs. Deprived patients suffering from obesity had significantly higher current (43.8 ±8.4 versus 40.9 ± 5.5 kg/m 2 , p = 0,02) and maximal BMI (46.1± 8.6 versus 42.3± 5.2 kg/m 2 , p = 0.002) compared to non-deprived obese. Percentage of body weight loss was not different according to deprivation (4.74...

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