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Table 3 Baseline characteristics of participants (n=114)*

From: Participant experiences from chronic administration of a multivitamin versus placebo on subjective health and wellbeing: a double-blind qualitative analysis of a randomised controlled trial

Gender Age Education Intelligence BMI Trait Anxiety Depression
Placebo       
Male 30.93 (7.47) 17.00 (2.57) 28.43 (2.70) 26.13 (4.98) 31.00 (6.15) 3.82 (3.78)
Female 30.80 (6.46) 17.71 (3.14) 28.87 (2.25) 22.03 (5.59) 34.52 (7.84) 3.71 (4.04)
Total 30.86 (6.90) 17.37 (2.88) 28.66 (2.46) 23.98 (5.65) 32.85 (7.25) 3.76 (3.89)
Multivitamin       
Male 28.91 (6.90) 16.38 (1.86) 29.29 (3.18) 24.41 (3.21) 34.54 (9.43) 5.29 (4.67)
Female 32.94 (7.85) 17.71 (3.07) 28.13 (2.91) 23.98 (5.31) 32.68 (7.13) 4.61 (5.04)
Total 31.18 (7.76) 17.13 (2.67) 28.65 (3.06) 24.47 (4.46) 33.49 (8.18) 4.91 (4.85)
All       
Male 30.00 (7.20) 16.71 (2.27) 28.83 (2.94) 25.34 (4.30) 32.63 (7.96) 4.50 (4.24)
Female 31.87 (7.21) 17.71 (3.08) 28.51 (2.60) 22.99 (5.50) 33.60 (7.49) 4.16 (4.56)
Total 31.02 (7.24) 17.25 (2.77) 28.65 (2.75) 24.07 (5.10) 33.16 (7.69) 4.32 (4.40)
  1. * Data from participants randomized conditions; Data depicted as means and standard deviations; Education= Years of study; Intelligence = Matrix reasoning score; Trait Anxiety = State-Trait Anxiety Inventory–Trait Scale Score; Depression = Beck Depression Inventory-II score.