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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of subjects who completed the studiesa

From: Low and moderate-fat plant sterol fortified soymilk in modulation of plasma lipids and cholesterol kinetics in subjects with normal to high cholesterol concentrations: report on two randomized crossover studies

  Study 1 b Study 2 c
Characteristic Mean ± SE Mean ± SE
Anthropometric measurements   
   Age (years) 43.00 ± 2.37 43.9 ± 0.3
   Height (m) 1.68 ± 1.83 1.66 ± 0.02
   Initial body weight (kg) 83.21 ± 3.37 82.8 ± 4.0
   Initial BMI (kg/m2) 29.08 ± 0.97 30.0 ± 1.5
Plasma lipids (mg/dl)   
   Total cholesterol 210.36 ± 5.80 249.80 ± 11.60
   LDL-cholesterol 129.54 ± 5.03 163.57 ± 8.12
   HDL-cholesterol 47.56 ± 2.32 49.11 ± 2.70
   Triglycerides 165.63 ± 15.05 206.37 ± 34.54
  1. aData presented as mean ± SEM; n = 33 for study 1; n = 23 for study 2
  2. bLow-fat plant sterol-enriched soymilk study
  3. cModerate-fat plant sterol-enriched soymilk study