Table 1

Baseline characteristics of the study population by group

RSV+Fib

RSV

SIM/EZE+Fib

SIM+EZE

P-value

N = 28

N = 30

N = 28

n = 30


Age, years1

57 (1)

60 (2)

62 (1)

58 (1)

0.21

Female, n (%)2

21 (75)

20 (67)

19 (68)

22 (73)

0.87

Hypertension, n (%)2

22 (79)

24 (80)

18 (64)

26 (87)

0.22

Diabetes, n (%)2

5 (18)

7 (23)

6 (21)

9 (30)

0.73

Smoking, n (%)2

2 (7)

3 (10)

1 (4)

2 (7)

0.82

Metabolic Syndrome, n (%)2

17 (61)

18 (60)

13 (46)

14 (47)

0.53


Differences between groups were analyzed by ANOVA1, or Pearson's chi-square test2. RSV = rosuvastatin; Fib = fiber; SIM = simvastatin; EZE = ezetimibe.

Ramos et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:80   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-80

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