Table 1

Characteristics of cases in the study and control groups
Parameter Minimum Maximum Mean SD P value
Age (years) Study group 17 31 19.37 1.97 0.670
Control group 18 35 19.53 2.25
Height (m) Study group 1.50 1.85 1.63 0.064 0.620
Control group 1.53 1.73 1.62 0.057
Weight (kg) Study group 54.30 121.20 72.30 13.26 0.054
Control group 46.30 95.50 68.01 10.78
BMI (kg/ m2) Study group 17.53 51.10 27.31 5.42 0.076
Control group 17.22 34.66 25.78 3.85
Body fat % Study group 11.70 32.00 19.45 4.24 0.14
Control group 9.50 26.90 18.31 4.14

Babiker et al.

Babiker et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:111   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-111

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