Table 2

Characteristics of participants. Demographic data of study sample. BMI is based on self-reported height and weight. BMI = weight [kg] / height [m]2

Characteristics of Participants


Total

Japan

Korea


Variable

n = 248

n = 113

n = 135


Age (y)

20.0 ± 1.7

19.0 ± 1.8

20.0 ± 1.3

weight (kg)

50.6 ± 6.1

49.6 ± 6.2

51.3 ± 5.9

height (cm)

159.6 ± 5.4

157.1 ± 5.2

161.7 ± 4.7

BMI (kg/m2)

19.9 ± 2.0

20.0 ± 2.1

20.0 ± 2.1


Sakamaki et al. Nutrition Journal 2005 4:31   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-4-31

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