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Table 1 Characteristics of cases in the study and control groups

From: Effects of gum Arabic ingestion on body mass index and body fat percentage in healthy adult females: two-arm randomized, placebo controlled, double-blind trial

Parameter Minimum Maximum Mean SD P value
Age (years) Study group 17 31 19.37 1.97 0.670
Control group 18 35 19.53 2.25
Height (m) Study group 1.50 1.85 1.63 0.064 0.620
Control group 1.53 1.73 1.62 0.057
Weight (kg) Study group 54.30 121.20 72.30 13.26 0.054
Control group 46.30 95.50 68.01 10.78
BMI (kg/ m2) Study group 17.53 51.10 27.31 5.42 0.076
Control group 17.22 34.66 25.78 3.85
Body fat % Study group 11.70 32.00 19.45 4.24 0.14
Control group 9.50 26.90 18.31 4.14