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Table 3 Characteristics of study participants whose gut microbiota was analyzed using next-generation sequencing

From: Comparison of the gut microbiota composition between obese and non-obese individuals in a Japanese population, as analyzed by terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism and next-generation sequencing

Participant ID Health status BMI (kg/m2) Age Gender, M : F
N1 non-obese 18.0 36.3 ± 4.1a 1 : 3
N2 non-obese 15.9
N3 non-obese 17.9
N4 non-obese 16.3
O1 obese 27.4 51.7 ± 6.6a 5 : 1
O2 obese 25.8
O3 obese 26.1
O4 obese 26.3
O5 obese 25.6
O6 obese 32.8
  1. aMean ± SD