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Table 1 Distribution of weight change among adults ages 18-35 in an academic general internal medicine clinic

From: Physician counseling of young adults with rapid weight gain: a retrospective cohort study

Weight change [n (%)] Total
(n = 365)
Men
(n = 90)
Women
(n = 275)
Pvalue*
Weight loss 156 (43%) 37 (41%) 119 (43%) 0.57
0-2.9 lbs/year gain 119 (33%) 30 (33%) 89 (32%)  
3-5.9 lbs/year gain 56 (15%) 11 (12%) 45 (16%)  
6-11.9 lbs/year gain 23 (6%) 8 (9%) 15 (5%)  
>12 lbs/year gain 11 (3%) 4 (4%) 7 (3%)  
  1. * P value was computed using Chi-square test to evaluate the association between weight change and gender.