Table 1

Baseline characteristics for all subjects who started the study

Characteristic

(n = 18)


Age (years)

22 ± 5

Height (m)

1.73 ± 0.09

Weight (kg)

64.3 ± 10.3

Body mass index (kg/m2)

21.3 ± 1.6

Serum total cholesterol (mmol/l)

4.4 ± 1.0

Serum triglycerides (mmol/l)

0.85 ± 0.38

Alanine aminotransferase (IU/l)

20 ± 8

Aspartate aminotransferase (IU/l)

16 ± 4

Current smokers n (%)

2 (11)

Alcohol (glass/week) median (25th percentile, 75th percentile)

8 (2, 15)


Variables presented as mean ± sd, current smokers presented as n (%), and alcohol consumption as median with the 25th and 75th percentile.

Boekschoten et al. Nutrition Journal 2004 3:7   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-3-7

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