Table 1

Characteristics of Caucasian and Non-Caucasian subjects at baseline.

Caucasian

Non-Caucasian

n (male:female)

131:165

30:40

ns

Mean

SD

Mean

SD

p


Age (yr)

53.5

9.1

47.0

7.9

< 0.001

Body Mass Index (kg/m2)

27.5

4.2

27.5

4.3

ns

Waist circumference (cm)

93.3

21.1

90.8

12.2

ns

Total cholesterol (mmol/L)

5.99

0.72

5.77

0.77

ns

Triglycerides (mmol/L)

1.54

0.84

1.58

0.93

ns

HDL cholesterol

1.49

0.41

1.38

0.40

ns

LDL cholesterol

3.78

0.68

3.64

0.82

ns


Wolever et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:130   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-130

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