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Table 2 Characteristics of subjects*

From: Serum lipid responses to psyllium fiber: differences between pre- and post-menopausal, hypercholesterolemic women

Variable Pre-menopausal women Post-menopausal women
Race-ethnicity   
   White/Hispanic/Asian, n 1/1/6 0/0/11
Age, y 34.6 ± 11.5 52.9 ± 2.8#
Weight, kg 63.2 ± 9.3 57.6 ± 5.6@
Height, m 1.6 ± 0.1 1.6 ± 0.04@
BMI, kg/m2 24.2 ± 4.2 22.6 ± 2.2@
  1. * = Mean ± standard deviation. # = Significant difference from pre-menopausal women (p < 0.05).
  2. @ = No significant difference from pre-menopausal women.