Table 1

Baseline characteristics of study subjects

Silicon-rich Water

Purified Water


Number of subject

10

9

Age (years)

53.1 ± 6.5

54.4 ± 3.9

BMI (kg/m2)

23.4 ± 3.3

24.8 ± 4.5

Ethnicity

White

7

3

Hispanic

0

1

Asian

0

3

African American

2

2

T-score

Total Hip

-0.6 ± 1.1

-0.5 ± 1.5

Lumbar Spine

-0.4 ± 1.6

-0.2 ± 1.2

BMD (g/cm2)

Total Hip

0.9 ± 0.1

1.0 ± 0.3

Lumbar Spine

1.2 ± 0.2

1.2 ± 0.3


Values are listed as mean ± SD.

Li et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:44   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-44

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