Table 2

Characteristics of subjects in experimental groups at baseline *†

1 dose of RTEC

2 doses of RTEC

1 dose of RTEC + Nutrition education guide

Control


N

46

48

45

39

Males %

56.4

40.5

47.5

51.6

Females %

43.6

59.5

52.5

48.4

Age (m)

110.3 ± 19.7

109.3 ± 18.9

107.8 ± 18.8

110.1 ± 18.9

Anthropometry:

Weight (Kg)

47.0 ± 12.9

47.7 ± 12.7

46.4 ± 12.2

48.2 ± 11.7

Height (Cm)

139.2 ± 12.1

139.01 ± 9.4

138.2 ± 10.8

139.8 ± 11.4

BMI (Kg/M2)

23.7 ± 3.3

24.3 ± 3.7

23.8 ± 3.1

24.3 ± 3.1

Height for age (Z-score)

0.4 ± 0.8

0.5 ± 0.8

0.5 ± 0.9

0.6 ± 1.1

Weight for age (Z-score)

2.1 ± 1.0

2.4 ± 1.4

2.2 ± 1.0

2.4 ± 1.0

Weight for height (Z-score)

2.9 ± 1.1

3.0 ± 1.0

2.8 ± 0.7

3.0 ± 0.9

Blood lipids:

N

27

36

34

32

Total Cholesterol (mg/dL)

141.3 ± 31.3

140.6 ± 32.9

127.4 ± 23.3

138.8 ± 32.9

Triglycerides (mg/dL)

108.6 ± 45.2

132.2 ± 46.4

130.2 ± 47.7

125.1 ± 45.1


* Values are means ± standard deviation unless otherwise is mentioned.

† No statistical significant difference among groups was found

Rosado et al. Nutrition Journal 2008 7:28   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-7-28

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