Table 1

Characteristics of subjects
Placebo (n = 19) Q10-300 (n = 23) P values1
Male / female (n) 12 / 7 19 / 4 0.180a
Age (y) 66.5 ± 11.1 (68.0) 71.7 ± 11.5 (72.0) 0.148b
SBP (mmHg) 133.6 ± 6.9 (130.0) 131.8 ± 12.0 (130.0) 0.175c
DBP (mmHg) 75.5 ± 5.2 (74.0) 73.8 ± 7.1 (70.0) 0.234c
Waist circumference (cm) 95.2 ± 10.0 (96.0) 92.1 ± 11.3 (90.0) 0.362b
Waist hip ratio 1.0 ± 0.1 (0.9) 0.9 ± 0.1 (0.9) 0.743b
BMI (kg/m2) 26.7 ± 3.2 (26.5) 25.9 ± 3.5 (25.3) 0.438b
Current smoker2, n (%) 4 (21.1%) 1 (4.3%) 0.158d
Drink alcohol3, n (%) 2 (10.5%) 3 (13.0%) 1.000a
Exercise4, n (%) 13 (68.4%) 15 (65.2%) 0.913d
Creatinine (μmol/L) 123.8 ± 70.7 (106.1) 114.9 ± 44.2 (97.2) 0.780c
TC (mmol/L) 4.5 ± 1.3 (4.4) 5.0 ± 1.0 (4.9) 0.175b
TG (mmol/L) 1.7 ± 1.3 (1.3) 1.6 ± 0.9 (1.4) 0.791c
LDL-C (mmol/L) 2.7 ± 0.8 (2.5) 3.0 ± 0.8 (3.1) 0.165b
HDL-C (mmol/L) 1.4 ± 0.4 (1.4) 1.4 ± 0.3 (1.4) 0.984b

Data are mean ± SD (median).

1values are significantly different between the placebo and Q10-300 groups.

2current smoker: individual currently smoking one or more cigarettes per day.

3drink alcohol: individual drinking one or more drink per day regularly.

4exercise: individual exercise at least 3 times every week.

adata were analyzed by the Fisher’s exact test.

bdata were analyzed by the Student’s t-test.

cdata were analyzed by the Mann-Whitney rank sum test.

ddata were analyzed by the Chi-square test.

BMI, body mass index; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol; LDL-C, low density lipoprotein-cholesterol; SBP, systolic blood pressure; TC, total cholesterol; TG, triglyceride.

Lee et al.

Lee et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:142   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-142

Open Data