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Table 1 Age and physiological characteristics of participant groups

From: Effect of α-lipoic acid and exercise training on cardiovascular disease risk in obesity with impaired glucose tolerance

Variable Group 1 (n= 12) Group 2 (n= 12) Combined (n= 24)
Age (yrs) 56 ± 8 54 ± 8 54 ± 8
Stature (cms) 1.67 ± 0.1 1.68 ± 0.1 1.47 ± 0.5
Body mass (kg) 87 ± 18 93 ± 14 93 ± 14
Body mass index (kg/m2) 32 ± 7 33 ± 6 33 ± 6
Body fat (%) 47 ± 7 50 ± 1 50 ± 1
Waist circumference (cm) 105 ± 23 105 ± 9 105 ± 9
Hip circumference (cm) 110 ± 14 111 ± 13 110 ± 13
  1. All values are mean ± SD. Each group had 6 male and 6 female subjects.