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Table 2 Number of study subjects normally taking medication / nutritional supplements, exercising regularly, drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes

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

  Number of subjects partaking
Medication / Supplement / Lifestyle factor All (n=30) Male (n=15) Female (n=15)
Exercise 22 12 10
Alcohol 22 12 10
Cigarettes 3 2 1
Vitamins / fish oil 14 6 8
No prescription medication 22 15 7
Prescription medication 8 0 8
 Oral contraceptives / estrogens 5 - 5
 Cholesterol 4 - 4
 Antidepressants 2 - 2
 Osteoporosis drugs 2 - 2
 Asthma drugs 2 - 2