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Table 2 Body composition measurements in patients with PsA, according to sex

From: Higher bodily adiposity, fat intake, and cholesterol serum levels are associated with higher disease activity in psoriatic arthritis patients: is there a link among fat and skin and joint involvement?

 Male (N = 43**)Female (N = 53)
Waist Circumference 15
 Adequate, N (%)7 (7.2)3 (3.09)
 High, N (%)37 (38.1)50 (51.55)
Lean mass
 Total (kg)51.8 ± 11.139.19 ± 7.14
 Appendicular (kg)24.49 ± 4.3417.05 ± 2.94
 ASMI (kg/m2)8.54 ± 1.296.94 ± 0.87
Fat mass
 Total (kg)24.8 ± 9.5133.75 ± 11.13
 Total (%)30.85 ± 8.4045.17 ± 8.64
 FMI (total fat mass/height2)8.98 ± 3.8713.93 ± 4.68
 Android (%)41.78 ± 10.0550.74 ± 10.01
 Gynoid (%)32.95 ± 7.1048.84 ± 8.75
 A/G Ratio1.21 ± 0.231.04 ± 0.16
 A/G Ratio > 1*, N (%)37 (84.1)34 (64.2)
Bone Mass
 BMC (g)2.82 ± 0.452.22 ± 0.38
 BMD (g/cm2)1.20 ± 0.101.12 ± 0.21
Fat Mass Index(1), N (%)
 Severe fat deficit1 (2.3)0 (0)
 Moderate fat deficit1 (2.3)0 (0)
 Mild fat deficit0 (0)0 (0)
 Normal3 (7.0)1 (1.9)
 Excess fat8 (18.6)5 (9.4)
 Obese class I20 (46.5)14 (26.4)
 Obese class II6 (14)21 (39.6)
 Obese class III4 (9.3)12 (22.6)
  1. ASMI Appendicular skeletal muscle mass index, FMI Fat Mass Index, A/G Android/Gynoid, BMC Bone Mineral Content, BMD Bone Mineral Density. *A/G Ratio > 1 = Android pattern. **Missing anthropometric data and total body DXA measurements: 1 patient