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Table 1 Subject characteristics at baseline

From: Alternate day fasting for weight loss in normal weight and overweight subjects: a randomized controlled trial

  ADF-ALL Control P-value1
n 15 15  
Age (y) 47 ± 3 48 ± 2 0.18
Sex (M/F) 5 / 10 3 / 12 0.44
Ethnicity (n)    
 African American 5 8 0.30
 Caucasian 8 6  
 Hispanic 2 1  
 Other 0 0  
Body weight (kg) 77 ± 3 77 ± 3 0.79
Fat mass (kg) 26 ± 2 27 ± 1 0.13
Fat free mass (kg) 51 ± 3 50 ± 3 0.78
Height (cm) 171 ± 3 170 ± 2 0.71
BMI (kg/m2) 26 ± 1 26 ± 1 0.75
  1. Values reported as mean ± SEM. ADF: Alternate day fasting, BMI: Body mass index, F: Female, M: Male.
  2. 1P-value between groups at baseline: Independent samples t-test.