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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of the study participants

From: Evaluation of pharmacodynamic properties and safety of Cinnamomum zeylanicum (Ceylon cinnamon) in healthy adults: a phase I clinical trial

  Mean ± SD Range
Age (years) 38.8 ± 10.5 21–58
Pulse rate (min−1) 73.4 ± 8.4 59–96
Systolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) 124.0 ± 10.8 101–139
Diastolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) 76.8 ± 8.4 55–89
Height (cm) 163.5 ± 6.4 152–178
Weight (kg) 66.5 ± 11.5 41.8–89.2
Body Mass Index (kgm−2) 24.8 ± 3.6 18.1–33.8
Waist circumference (cm) 86.6 ± 10.6 64–111
Hip circumference (cm) 97.8 ± 9.0 79–119
Waist to Hip ratio 0.9 ± 0.1 0.7–1.2
Haemoglobin (g/dl) 14.3 ± 1.6 12.2–16.2
White blood cell count (×109 per mm3) 6.1 ± 0.5 4.8–6.9
Platelet count (×109 per mm3) 202 ± 10.4 187–220
Fasting blood glucose (mg/dl) 91.2 ± 6.9 80–104
Serum creatinine (mg/dl) 0.9 ± 0.2 0.1–1.2
AST (U/l) 27.9 ± 7.3 13–40
ALT (U/l) 21.0 ± 10.9 5–39
Serum bilirubin (mg/dl) 0.8 ± 0.4 0.1–1.7
PT/INR 1.1 ± 0.1 0.8–1.2
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 226.4 ± 38.7 120–288
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 152.8 ± 37.1 67–227
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 52.7 ± 14.2 25–86
VLDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 24.6 ± 15.2 12.5–83.4
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 112.1 ± 49.9 42–226