Table 1

Individual and Anthropometric characteristics of subjects

Premenopausal women (n = 22)

Postmenopausal women (n = 50)


Variable

Baseline

Mean ± SD

48 weeks

Mean ± SD

Baseline

Mean ± SD

48 weeks

Mean ± SD


Age (years)

43.7 ± 6.4a

58.2 ± 5.1a

Height (cm)

166 ± 6

163 ± 6

Weight (kg)

85.5 ± 8.6

78.8 ± 9.7§

87.1 ± 11.1

80.4 ± 10.7§

BMI (kg/m2)

31.0 ± 2.4a

28.6 ± 3.1§

32.9 ± 3.7a

30.3 ± 3.7§

Waist circumference (cm)

99 ± 7a

92 ± 9

104 ± 9

98 ± 10

Hip circumference (cm)

112 ± 6

106 ± 10§

116 ± 8a

111 ± 8§

Fat mass (kg)

37.4 ± 6.9a

32.0 ± 9.0§

42.5 ± 8.6a

35.9 ± 8.3§

Fat free mass (kg)

48.2 ± 4.6b

46.7 ± 4.5§

44.6 ± 5.1b

44.5 ± 5.2


a = p < .05 between groups b = p < .01 between groups.

§ = p < .01 within groups

Deibert et al. Nutrition Journal 2007 6:31   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-6-31

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