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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics

From: Efficacy of a meal replacement diet plan compared to a food-based diet plan after a period of weight loss and weight maintenance: a randomized controlled trial

Demographics   MD Group (n = 45) FB Group (n = 45) Between Group p-value
Age (years)   43.0 ± 10.2 45.1 ± 11.6 P = 0.362
Gender Male 15 (66.7%) 11 (24.4%) P = 0.352
  Female 30 (33.3%) 34 (75.6%)  
Ethnicity Caucasian 27 (60.0%) 19 (42.2%) P = 0.224
  African Am 16 (35.6%) 25 (55.6%)  
  Hispanic 1 (2.2%) 0 (0.0%)  
  Mixed 1 (2.2%) 1 (2.2%)