Table 3

Changes in BMI before and during military service according to the weight group before military service

Weight group before military servicenBMI before service, kg/m2 BMI during service, kg/m2 Difference in BMIP value*
MeanSDMeanSDMeanSD
Underweight23017.490.7023.362.765.872.85<0.0001
Normal126921.641.7622.822.631.183.12<0.0001
Overweight47328.182.7022.712.50−5.473.55<0.0001
Total197222.723.8622.852.620.134.720.2238
  • *Analyses were performed using paired t-test.

  • BMI, body mass index.