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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of subjects

From: Randomized controlled trial of oatmeal consumption versus noodle consumption on blood lipids of urban Chinese adults with hypercholesterolemia

Characteristic Oat group (n=85) Control group (n=81) P Between groups
Age (y) 1 52.7 (0.69) 53.7 (0.73) 0.341
Male (%) 2 38.8% 39.5% >0.999
Height (cm) 3 165.1 (0.49) 165.3 (0.50) 0.788
Waist circumference (cm) 3 86.7 (0.92) 86.9 (0.94) 0.887
Weight (kg) 3 69.7(0.94) 69.8 (0.97) 0.948
Body mass Index 3 25.5 (0.32) 25.5 (0.33) 0.964
Smoker (%) 1 18.8% 13.6% 0.405
Alcohol Use (%) 1 32.9% 29.6% 0.738
Medication Use (%) 1 50.6% 56.8% 0.441
Systolic BP (mmHg) 3 124.7 (1.74) 129.0 (1.78) 0.085
Diastolic BP 3 80.3 (1.06) 79.7 (1.09) 0.689
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 3 6.26 (0.074) 6.09 (0.076) 0.129
Triglycerides (mmol/L) 3 2.06 (0.103) 1.89 (0.106) 0.279
High Density Lipoprotein (mmol/L) 3 1.47 (0.029) 1.51 (0.030) 0.337
Low Density Lipoprotein (mmol/L) 3 4.30 (0.075) 4.17 (0.077) 0.237
Plasmaglucose (mmol/L) 3 5.63 (0.097) 5.47 (0.099) 0.277
Apo A1 (g/L) 3 1.59 (0.032) 1.57 (0.033) 0.554
Apo B (g/L) 3 0.96 (0.017) 0.91 (0.018) 0.044
  1. 1LSM (SE) and p-value obtained from ANOVA.
  2. 2Proportion and p-value obtained from 2-sided Fisher’s Exact test.
  3. 3LSM (SE) and p-value obtained from ANCOVA, where covariates were age, sex, smoking status, alcohol consumption, education status, medication use.