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Table 1 Characteristics of the subjects at baseline1

From: Cholesterol lowering effect of a soy drink enriched with plant sterols in a French population with moderate hypercholesterolemia

Variable Control soy drink (n = 25) Soy drink enriched with plant sterols (n = 25) p
BMI (kg/m2) 23.94 ± 3.45 24.32 ± 3.10 0.2935
Systolic blood pressure(mmHg) 122.84 ± 10.64 120.76 ± 10.97 0.3591
Diastolic blood pressure(mmHg) 75.12 ± 8.09 78.04 ± 7.81 0.1699
Total cholesterol (mmol/l) 6.24 ± 0.77 6.42 ± 0.68 0.1429
Non-HDL-C (mmol/l) 4.67 ± 0.20 4.81 ± 0.57 0.2020
LDL-C (mmol/l) 4.10 ± 0.64 4.21 ± 0.52 0.1343
HDL-C (mmol/l) 1.57 ± 0.33 1.61 ± 0.38 0.3891
  1. 1 All values are means ± SD