Table 1

Clinical characteristics, dietary intakes, laboratory values and diet quality score for all subjects (n = 173).

Parameters

Median (25th; 75th)*

Range**


Clinical Characteristics

Age (years)

54.0 (49.0; 59.5)

45-75

Age at menopause (years)

48.0 (43.0; 51.0)

33-55

Time since menopause (years)

6.0 (2.0; 11.0)

1-33

Anthropometric measurement

BMI (kg/m2)

28.3 (25.2; 31.5)

19.1-42.3

Waist circumference (cm)

94.5 (87.1; 102.5)

68-129.5

WHR

0.88 (0.81; 1.0)

0.50-1.21

Body fat (%)

36.3 (31.7; 39.8)

20.5-51.5

Lean Mass (%)

63.7 (60.1; 68.3)

48.5-84.7

Dietary Intakes

Total energy intake (kcal/d)

1607.8 (1260.5; 1907.2)

706.1-3617.8

Proteins (%)

15.4 (12.6; 18.9)

6.9-38.8

Carbohydrate (%)

46.0 (40.1; 54.3)

24.1-66.5

Lipid (%)

38.3 (29.2; 44.3)

18.6-68.4

Saturated fat (%)

8.8 (6.3; 11.7)

3.2-18.2

Monounsaturated fat (%)

10.4 (8.2; 13.0)

4.3-20.2

Polyunsaturated fat (%)

13.0 (9.1; 16.8)

4.6-29.7

HEI total score

60.0 (50.0; 70.0)

30-90

Biochemical Markers

Glucose (mg/dl)

94.0 (88.0; 99.5)

75-216

Total Cholesterol (mg/dL)

210.0 (180.0; 239.5)

123-396

HDLC (mg/dL)

49.0 (40.5; 58.0)

28-92

LDLC (mg/dL)

127.8 (103.5; 156.5)

53-299.8

Triglycerides (mg/dL)

151.0 (89.5; 189.0)

54-361


BMI, body mass index; WHR, waist/hip ratio; %, percentage; HEI, Healthy Eating Index; high density lipoprotein cholesterol, HDLC; low density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDLC.

*Data are expressed as median with 25th and 75th percentiles in parentheses.

** Values minimum - maximum.

Tardivo et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:64   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-64

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