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Table 1 Baseline characteristics for all subjects who started the study

From: Coffee bean extracts rich and poor in kahweol both give rise to elevation of liver enzymes in healthy volunteers

Characteristic (n = 18)
Age (years) 22 ± 5
Height (m) 1.73 ± 0.09
Weight (kg) 64.3 ± 10.3
Body mass index (kg/m2) 21.3 ± 1.6
Serum total cholesterol (mmol/l) 4.4 ± 1.0
Serum triglycerides (mmol/l) 0.85 ± 0.38
Alanine aminotransferase (IU/l) 20 ± 8
Aspartate aminotransferase (IU/l) 16 ± 4
Current smokers n (%) 2 (11)
Alcohol (glass/week) median (25th percentile, 75th percentile) 8 (2, 15)
  1. Variables presented as mean ± sd, current smokers presented as n (%), and alcohol consumption as median with the 25th and 75th percentile.