Table 4

Improvements in body weight during military service according to weight group before military service

Weight group before military servicenMaintenanceImprovementDeteriorationP value
n%n%n%
Underweight23041.717174.45523.9<0.0001*
Normal1269102680.924319.1
Overweight4737616.138982.281.7
Total1972110656.156028.430615.5
  • *Analyses were performed using Fisher’s exact test.