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Table 1 Characteristics of Participants at Baseline

From: Effects of green tea extract on overweight and obese women with high levels of low density-lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C): a randomised, double-blind, and cross-over placebo-controlled clinical trial

Characteristics Group A
n = 36
mean (SD)
Group B
n = 37
mean (SD)
p value
Anthropometric data
 Age, years 53.1 (11.2) 56.8 (7.9) 0.10
 Weight, kg 70.6 (11.4) 67.8 (9.1) 0.25
 Height, cm 156.0 (4.6) 155.7 (5.1) 0.79
 Body Mass Index, kg/m2 29.1 (4.9) 27.9 (3.3) 0.26
 Waist Circumference, cm 89.7 (12.4) 86.6 (9.5) 0.23
 Hip Circumference, cm 100.8 (8.8) 99.5 (6.6) 0.48
 Waist hip ratio 0.9 (0.1) 0.9 (0.1) 0.24
Biochemical data
 Fasting blood sugar, mg/dL 105.2 (23.8) 114.9 (49.0) 0.29
 Total cholesterol, mg/dL 218.8 (42.4) 229.6 (30.3) 0.21
 Triglyceride, mg/dL 147.4 (57.4) 152.6 (57.7) 0.70
 High density lipoprotein (HDL), mg/dL 50.9 (12.1) 53.8 (15.3) 0.38
 Low density lipoprotein (LDL), mg/dL 142.3 (37.2) 149.3 (23.6) 0.34
Hormone peptides
 Insulin, IU/L 17.3 (14.4) 16.0 (10.9) 0.66
 HOMA-IR index 4.7 (5.3) 4.7 (3.8) 0.94
 Adiponectin, ug/mL 12.1 (7.7) 14.7 (8.7) 0.18
 Ghrelin, pg/mL 555.9 (330.4) 523.0 (298.5) 0.66
 Leptin, ng/mL 18.5 (13.9) 17.3 (10.6) 0.67
 Apolipoprotein A1, mg/dL 165.8 (29.2) 178.2 (38.1) 0.12
 Apolipoprotein B100, mg/dL 117.8 (25.6) 120.8 (15.2) 0.54