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Table 3 The correlation of physical fitness level and BMI in AMS group

From: The impact of physical fitness and body mass index in children on the development of acute mountain sickness: A prospective observational study

  Physical fitness level  
  Below average Fair Good Excellent p-value
BMI      0.0502
Under weight 0 (0%) 2 (14.3%) 3 (23.1%) 5 (11.6%)  
Normal weight 4 (40%) 6 (42.9%) 9 (69.2%) 28 (65.1%)  
Over weight 0 (0%) 2 (14.3%) 1 (7.7%) 3 (7.0%)  
Obesity 6 (60%) 4 (28.6%) 0 (0%) 7 (16.3%)  
  1. BMI, body mass index; AMS, acute mountain sickness.
  2. Fisher’s exact test was performed to compare the correlation between BMI and physical fitness level.