Table 1

Baseline characteristics of study participants

Characteristic

HP (N = 44)

SP (N = 41)


Demogrphic

Women, No. (%)

36 (81.8)

26 (63.4)


Age, mean (SD)

48.9 11.8)

49.7 (9.1)


Race, No. (%)

Asian

4 (9.1)

1 (2.4)

Black

9 (20.5)

8 (19.5)

Caucasian

26 (59.1)

28 (68.3)

Hispanic

4 (9.1)

2 (4.9)

Others

1 (2.2)

2 (4.9)


Weight Factors, mean (SD)

Body Weight, kg

93.5 (14.0)

92.7 (15.9)


BMI, kg/m2

34.7 (6.8)

34.3(10.3)


All values are mean ± SD. Subjects who dropped out of the study after randomization were excluded. There were no significant differences between groups. HP: high protein group; SP: standard protein group.

Li et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:72   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-72

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