Table 1

Study demographics in African American (AA) and Caucasian American (CA) participants

AA

CA


#

52

46


Mean age (years)

51.2

52.3


Sex (male)

27%

35%


Mean weight

199lb

177lb


Mean BMI

32

28


Income <30,000US

48%

33%


College degree

33%

61%


BMI is body mass index (weight/height2 in kg/m2).

Mai et al. Nutrition Journal 2009 8:49   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-8-49

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