Table 1

Descriptive characteristics of the dietary cohort and comparison with non-responders

Males

Females

Overall

Non-responders

Subjects (n %)

4,345 39%

6,821 61%

11,166

8,413 52% Female

Median age (yr)

57.1

53.4

54.9

46.4

Minimum

18

18

18

18

Maximum

96

98

98

103

Diabetes (n %)

769 18%

904 13%

1673 15%

1250 15%

Smoking history (n %)

Never

2024 47%

4211 62%

6235 56%

4298 51%

Current

655 15%

983 14%

1638 15%

2065 25%

Other or unknown

1666 38%

1627 24%

3293 29%

2050 24%

E4 genotype (n %)

1198 28%

1750 26%

2948 26%

2271 27%

Median BMI (kg/m2)

28.7

27.8

28.2

27.8

Minimum

14.7

15.0

14.7

14.9

Maximum

71.1

69.9

71.1

66.4

Median HDL (mg/dL)

43.0

53.5

49.0

46.0

Minimum

16.0

15.0

15.0

11.0

Maximum

135.0

147.0

147.0

141.0


Strobush et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:13   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-13

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