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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of subjects who completed the study

From: Effect of a mixture of micronutrients, but not of bovine colostrum concentrate, on immune function parameters in healthy volunteers: a randomized placebo-controlled study

  Total Control Colostrum Micronutrients Micronutrients + colostrum
Gender, n      
   Total 131 31 33 32 35
   Men 42 10 11 10 11
   Women 89 21 22 22 24
Age, years      
   Total 56.7 ± 10.0 56.0 ± 10.1 56.8 ± 10.2 57.5 ± 10.1 56.3 ± 9.9
   Men 61.4 ± 10.1 57.7 ± 9.9 62.4 ± 10.9 61.9 ± 11.4 63.4 ± 8.5
   Women 54.4 ± 9.2 55.2 ± 10.3 54.1 ± 8.9 55.5 ± 9.1 53.0 ± 8.8
BMI, kg/m2      
   Total 25.3 ± 2.7 25.1 ± 3.2 25.4 ± 2.50 24.9 ± 2.5 25.6 ± 2.5
   Men 26.0 ± 2.6 26.5 ± 3.4 26.0 ± 2.3 26.0 ± 2.3 25.5 ± 2.5
   Women 24.9 ± 2.7 24.5 ± 3.1 25.1 ± 2.6 24.3 ± 2.5 25.6 ± 2.5
Vitamin E, μmol/L      
   Total 27.1 ± 7.2 27.3 ± 10.0 27.9 ± 6.3 26.9 ± 4.5 26.4 ± 7.2
   Men 28.1 ± 9.7 33.6 ± 13.7 24.5 ± 6.6 25.8 ± 3.8 28.9 ± 10.5
   Women 26.6 ± 5.6 24.3 ± 6.0 29.6 ± 5.6 27.4 ± 4.7 25.3 ± 4.9
Tetanus titers, IU/L      
   Total1 - 126
(90.2 – 175)
154
(111 – 212)
147
(105 – 206)
138
(101 – 189)
  1. Data are represented as mean ± SD
  2. 1 Tetanus titers were determined at the screening examination, mean (95% CI)