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Table 2 Median abundance and interquartile range of each phylum across each of the BMI categories

From: Association between body mass index and Firmicutes/Bacteroidetes ratio in an adult Ukrainian population

Phylum BMI category     P
  <18.5 18.5-24.9 25-29.9 ≥30  
Actinobacteria 5 (3–6) 6 (4–9) 6 (3.5–8) 6 (4–11) .707
Firmicutes 35 (22–37) 32 (29–43) 48 (33–56) 52 (36–56) .010
Bacteroidetes 47 (35–54) 42 (34–46) 38 (29–47) 33 (25–38) .016
F/B 0.7 (0.6–0.7) 0.8 (0.7–1.0) 1.3 (0.7–2.0) 1.6 (1.1–2.2) .005