Table 1

Patient characteristics at baseline

HP (N = 45)

SP (N = 42)

Total (N = 87)

HP vs. SP


Gender

F

34 (76%)

27 (64%)

61 (70%)

NS

M

11 (24%)

15 (36%)

26 (30%)

Age

Mean ± SE

49.2 ± 1.8

49.7 ± 1.4

49.4 ± 1.1

NS

Median, range

47.0, 28–69

49.5, 30–65

49.0, 28–69

Race

Asian

4 (9%)

1 (2%)

5 (6%)

NS

Black

9 (20%)

7 (17%)

16 (18%)

Caucasian

25 (55%)

30 (72%)

55 (63%)

Hispanic

4 (9%)

2 (5%)

6 (7%)

Other

0

1 (2%)

1 (1%)

Unknown

3(7%)

1 (2%)

4(5%)


Treyzon et al. Nutrition Journal 2008 7:23   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-7-23

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