Table 1

General characteristics of the study group.

Female (n = 82)

Male (n = 73)


Mean ± SD

Range

Mean ± SD

Range

Weight (kg)

65.7 * ± 12. 9

42.9–99.0

79.0 * ± 13.1

51.3–121

Age (years)

34.3 ± 7.6

22–48

33.9 ± 7.3

21–47

Height (m)

1.61* ± 0.05

1.45–1.80

1.73 * ± 0.05

1.58–1.8

BMI (kg/m2)

25.4 ± 4.4

18.2–35.5

26.2 ± 3.6

17.8–35.3

Waist

83.4* ± 12.0

60–116

91.8* ± 10.5

69–120

WHR

0.81* ± 0.08

0.63–1.1

0.90* ± 0.05

0.78–1.1


*: significant differences, p < 0.05. WHR: Waist to hip ratio

Macias et al. Nutrition Journal 2007 6:18   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-6-18

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