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Table 4 Descriptive characteristics of study subjects

From: Improved weight management using genetic information to personalize a calorie controlled diet

  Non-tested Nutrigenetic patients p-value
Sample size 43 50  
Gender % female 41.9% 44% 0.99
% obese (BMI = 30 kg/m2) 62.8% 70% 0.61
% Hypertension 13.9% 8.0% 0.56
  mean SD Q1-Q3 mean SD Q1-Q3  
BMI kg/m2 33.1 6.6 (29.3–35.8) 33.1 6.7 (29.5–36.9) 0.98
Weight kg 99.1 24.9 (83.6–110.8) 96.5 23.3 (81.7–106.7) 0.60
Age years 45.8 11.5 (37–54.5) 46.0 12.1 (36.5–54.7) 0.92
Glucose mg/dL 94.4 11.5 (87–99) 91.8 22.3 (88–99) 0.65*
Total cholesterol mg/dL 205.8 45.8 (179–235) 214.1 53.0 (191–246) 0.37*
HDL mg/dL 55.6 28.0 (45–61) 50.0 15.8 (40–57) 0.33*
LDL mg/dL 135.0 38.4 (114–157) 137.9 50.1 (111–165) 0.64*
Insulin (mU/L) 11.4 8.0 (5.5–15.2) 13.0 10.3 (6.4–14.3) 0.54*
  1. * analysis of variance carried out on log-transformed variable.