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Table 2 Baseline participant characteristics

From: Resistant starch lowers postprandial glucose and leptin in overweight adults consuming a moderate-to-high-fat diet: a randomized-controlled trial

Characteristic HAM-RS2 (n = 11) Control (n = 7) P valuea
Female, n (%) 9 (81.8) 6 (85.7)  
Age, years 31.0 ± 3.0 31.2 ± 4.2 0.973
Body mass index (kg/m2) 34.8 ± 1.5 30.6 ± 1.5 0.085
Waist circumference (cm) 99.1 ± 3.7 91.6 ± 3.3 0.151
Total body fat mass (kg)b 42.8 ± 3.1 34.6 ± 3.0 0.085
Total body lean mass (kg)b 47.3 ± 1.8 43.7 ± 2.3 0.179
Trunk total mass (kg)b 47.1 ± 3.6 43.9 ± 6.0 0.285
Trunk fat mass (kg)b 22.2 ± 2.1 19.8 ± 3.0 0.285
Trunk lean mass (kg)b 23.8 ± 1.8 23.1 ± 2.9 0.479
Android fat (kg)b 50.8 ± 2.1 50.1 ± 0.8 0.791
Gynoid fat (kg)b 52.2 ± 2.6 49.6 ± 1.0 0.285
Visceral adipose tissue (in3)b 76.8 ± 13.9 63.0 ± 18.1 0.417
  1. Data presented as mean ± SEM except for qualitative values. All body composition measurements were obtained in triplicate after fasting for ≥8 h
  2. aBetween group differences determined by Mann–Whitney U test
  3. bMeasured by dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (Lunar DPX NT model, GE Healthcare, Fairfield, CT, USA)