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Table 1 Cross-tabulations for 12 months and above, 18 months and above and 24 months and above follow-up groups with p-values from Fisher's exact tests

From: Idiopathic intracranial hypertension: the association between weight loss and the requirement for systemic treatment

Length of follow-up

Patient's BMI change comparing initial to most recent review

Patients on treatment at most recent review

Patients not on treatment at most recent review

 

12 months and above

    
 

BMI increase

12

5

 
 

BMI decrease

9

10

n = 36

  

p = 0.14

  

18 months and above

    
 

BMI increase

8

4

 
 

BMI decrease

4

8

n = 24

  

p = 0.11

  

24 months and above

    
 

BMI increase

8

4

 
 

BMI decrease

1

6

n = 19

  

p = 0.04