Table 4

Descriptive characteristics of study subjects

Non-tested

Nutrigenetic patients

p-value


Sample size

43

50

Gender % female

41.9%

44%

0.99

% obese (BMI = 30 kg/m2)

62.8%

70%

0.61

% Hypertension

13.9%

8.0%

0.56


mean

SD

Q1-Q3

mean

SD

Q1-Q3


BMI kg/m2

33.1

6.6

(29.3–35.8)

33.1

6.7

(29.5–36.9)

0.98

Weight kg

99.1

24.9

(83.6–110.8)

96.5

23.3

(81.7–106.7)

0.60

Age years

45.8

11.5

(37–54.5)

46.0

12.1

(36.5–54.7)

0.92

Glucose mg/dL

94.4

11.5

(87–99)

91.8

22.3

(88–99)

0.65*

Total cholesterol mg/dL

205.8

45.8

(179–235)

214.1

53.0

(191–246)

0.37*

HDL mg/dL

55.6

28.0

(45–61)

50.0

15.8

(40–57)

0.33*

LDL mg/dL

135.0

38.4

(114–157)

137.9

50.1

(111–165)

0.64*

Insulin (mU/L)

11.4

8.0

(5.5–15.2)

13.0

10.3

(6.4–14.3)

0.54*


* analysis of variance carried out on log-transformed variable.

Arkadianos et al. Nutrition Journal 2007 6:29   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-6-29

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