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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study subjects 1,2

From: Effect of beetroot juice on lowering blood pressure in free-living, disease-free adults: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial

  Subjects
  All (n=30) Male (n=15) Female (n=15)
Characteristic Mean SEM Mean SEM Mean SEM
Age (y)1 42.5 3.4 36.2 2.9 48.9 3.1
BMI (kg/m2)1 28.2 1.3 28.7 1.3 27.6 1.2
SBP (mmHg)2 132.4 1.6 132.1 2.2 132.7 2.3
DBP (mmHg)2 81.1 1.2 79.6 1.8 82.6 1.7
  1. 1 Values for Age and BMI are means and their SEM on day of first treatment.
  2. 2 Values for SBP and DBP are pooled means of the average baseline measures across the two treatment days and their pooled SEM.
  3. BMI, body mass index; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; SBP, systolic blood pressure.