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Table 2 Basal characteristic of the study participants in SO and RLO groups (n = 23 in each group)

From: Increased EPA levels in serum phospholipids of humans after four weeks daily ingestion of one portion chicken fed linseed and rapeseed oil

Characteristics SO RLO P*
  Mean SD Mean SD  
Sex      
Female (n) 20 - 15 - -
Male (n) 3 - 8 - -
Age (range) years 24 (19-29) - 24 (19-29) - -
Height (m) 1.72 0.08 1.72 0.09 0.872
Weight (kg) 68.4 10.3 70.9 12.1 0.453
BMI (kg/m2) 23.1 2.7 23.9 3.7 0.419
SBP (mmHg) 117 13 120 13 0.399
DBP (mmHg) 74 11 73 10 0.503
Cholesterol (mmol/l) 4.7 1.0 4.9 0,6 0.529
LDL (mmol/l) 3.0 0.8 3.1 0.7 0.407
HDL (mmol/l) 1.7 0.3 1.7 0.4 0.966
TAG (mmol/l) 1.1 0.4 1.1 0.4 0.739
CRP (mg/l) 2.0 3.0 2.1 3.3 0.944
  1. Body mass index (BMI), Systolic blood pressure (SBP), diastolig blood pressure (DBP), LDL cholesterol (LDL), HDL cholesterol (HDL) and C-reactive protein (CRP).
  2. SBP = Systolic blood pressure.
  3. DBP = Diastolic blood pressure.
  4. *Significance in mean values between groups at baseline in one-way ANOVA.