Table 2

Reasons for dropping out of the study

Reason

Number of Subjects

Control

Soy


Medical conditions preventing continuation in the study

1

2

Starting hormone replacement therapy

3

1

Non compliance with study protocol

2

Dislike of the volume or flavor of the food

3

Gastrointestinal side effects

2

Food was causing headaches

1

Personal reasons

2

3

No particular reason for dropping out of study

5


Total dropouts

12

13


Data represent least square mean ± SE. BMI = body mass index.

Soung et al. Nutrition Journal 2006 5:12   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-5-12

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