Table 1

Characteristics of study participants enrolled in the expanded Jamaican reproducibility and validation / calibration a study

Samples


Dietary intakes

Biomarker a

Males

Females

n

31

39

176


Age (years): mean ± sd

40.9 ± 16.5

41.5 ± 16.8

61.6 ± 10.5

Weight (kg): mean ± sd

77.9 ± 13.4

77.5 ± 20.6

74.8 ± 14.1

Height (m): mean ± sd

172.7 ± 6.6

161.6 ± 7.8**

171.6 ± 7.2

Body mass index (kg/m2)

26.1 ± 4.0

29.7 ± 8.1*

25.3 ± 4.4

Obesity (BMI≥30.0 kg/m2) (%)

14.3

34.2

14.8


a Control population enrolled in the diet and prostate cancer study.

*p < 0.05; **p < 0.0001; genders significantly different

Males in biomarker and dietary samples significantly different.

Jackson et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:28   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-28

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