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Table 1 Demographic and metabolic status of study subjects at baseline

From: Effects of pistachios on body weight in Chinese subjects with metabolic syndrome

Index RSG (n = 30) HSG (n = 30) DCG (n = 30)
Age 51.89 ± 8.82 51.83 ± 9.37 50.66 ± 9.86
Gender Male (53%) Male (40%) Male (43%)
  Female (47%) Female (60%) Female (57%)
BMI (kg/m2) 28.12 ± 3.22 28.01 ± 4.51 28.03 ± 4.35
Waist-to-hip ratio 0.93 ± 0.06 0.92 ± 0.06 0.92 ± 0.07
Fasting Glucose (mmol/L) 5.30 ± 0.85 5.18 ± 0.71 5.27 ± 0.79
Fasting Insulin (mU/L) 14.13 ± 6.89 17.08 ± 13.75 16.74 ± 14.81
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 5.29 ± 1.01 5.29 ± 0.93 5.01 ± 0.99
Triglyceride (mmol/L) 2.47 ± 1.28 2.19 ± 0.76 3.11 ± 3.45
LDL(mmol/L) 3.08 ± 0.70 3.00 ± 0.70 2.70 ± 0.90
HDL (mmol/L) 1.15 ± 0.28 1.27 ± 0.30 1.05 ± 0.26
  1. Analysis of variance was used for comparisons among the groups.