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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of healthy volunteers at the baseline

From: Platelet inhibitory effects of juices from Pachyrhizus erosus L. root and Psidium guajava L. fruit: a randomized controlled trial in healthy volunteers

Characteristics Water (control) YBR juice GF juice Significance value
Subject (n) 10 10 10 P > 0.05
 1. Male 3 3 4 P > 0.05
 2. Female 7 7 6 P > 0.05
Age (year) 27.2 ± 2.4 26.0 ± 2.9 25.4 ± 2.2 P > 0.05
Height (cm) 163.67 ± 8.34 164.92 ± 7.83 166.11 ± 6.92 P > 0.05
Weight (kg) 62.04 ± 12.28 61.17 ± 9.88 63.11 ± 11.33 P > 0.05
BMI (kg/m2) 23.07 ± 3.75 22.45 ± 2.30 22.78 ± 3.37 P > 0.05
Platelet × 105 (per ml of WB) 2.19 ± 0.55 2.21 ± 0.62 2.50 ± 0.39 P > 0.05
Plasma nitrate (μmole/L) 30.16 ± 4.31 36.43 ± 5.32 30.35 ± 1.78 P > 0.05
Plasma nitrite (nmole/L) 124.04 ± 9.31 106.87 ± 18.40 140.12 ± 2.11 P > 0.05
Plasma cGMP (nmole/L) 5.37 ± 0.50 5.613 ± 2.15 6.97 ± 2.50 P > 0.05
Serum K+ (mmole/L) 3.98 ± 0.132 4.09 ± 0.10 4.01 ± 0.08 P > 0.05
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SEM from subjects in each group. Baseline values were measured at time points prior to YBR juice, GR juice, or water ingestion. Statistical analysis was performed using unpaired Student’s t-test vs. the control