Table 1

Basic characteristics and anthropometric measurements of CAD patients and controls

Variables

Patients

Controls


Age (y)

51.5 ± 9

50.8+9.2


Sex (% male)

(53%) 58

(52%) 57


Education > 12 y

(15%) 17

(35%) 38*


BMI (Kg/m2)

27.64 ± 4.2

25.8 ± 4.3*


WHR (female)

0.95 ± 0.2

0.77 ± 0.06*


WHR (male)

0.94 ± 0.1

0.87 ± 0.07*


BF% (female)

34.69 ± 7

31.67 ± 6*


BF% (male)

28.76 ± 6

22.08 ± 5*


Weight (Kg)

76.13 ± 13

71.89 ± 14*


N1, N2 = 108

* t test, p < 0.05

Abbreviations: BMI (body mass index); WHR (waist-to-hip ratio); BF% (body fat percent).

Amani et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:70   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-70

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