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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants in the weight reduction intervention

From: Walnut consumption in a weight reduction intervention: effects on body weight, biological measures, blood pressure and satiety

  Standard reduced-energy-density diet (n = 51) Walnut-enriched reduced-energy diet (n = 49) p (between groups) *
Sex (N [%]) 0.53
 Female 27 (53%) 31 (63%)
 Male 24 (47%) 18 (37%)
Age (years), mean (SE) 52.2 (1.6) 53.3 (1.4) 0.63
Education (years), mean (SE) 16.1 (0.3) 16.2 (0.3) 0.88
Race/ethnicity (%) 0.84
 Non-Hispanic white 73 73
 Hispanic/Latino 14 18
 African-American 6 2
 Asian-American 2 2
Mixed/other 6 4
  1. *p values are from chi-square tests (categorical variables), or t-tests (continuous variables)