Table 2

Characteristics of subjects*

Variable

Pre-menopausal women

Post-menopausal women


Race-ethnicity

White/Hispanic/Asian, n

1/1/6

0/0/11

Age, y

34.6 ± 11.5

52.9 ± 2.8#

Weight, kg

63.2 ± 9.3

57.6 ± 5.6@

Height, m

1.6 ± 0.1

1.6 ± 0.04@


BMI, kg/m2

24.2 ± 4.2

22.6 ± 2.2@


* = Mean ± standard deviation. # = Significant difference from pre-menopausal women (p < 0.05).

@ = No significant difference from pre-menopausal women.

Ganji and Kuo Nutrition Journal 2008 7:22   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-7-22

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