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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics

From: Similar eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid plasma levels achieved with fish oil or krill oil in a randomized double-blind four-week bioavailability study

   Fish or krill Oil: 1.3 g/d  
Parameter   Overall (N = 66) Treatment A Ethyl Ester (N = 22) Treatment B Triglycerides (N = 22) Treatment C krill Oil (N = 22) p-value*
Gender Female 48 (72.7 %) 17 (77.3 %) 13 (59.1 %) 18 (81.8 %) 0.2011
  Male 18 (27.3 %) 5 (22.7 %) 9 (40.9 %) 4 (18.2 %)  
Age (years) N 66 22 22 22 0.4523
  Mean (SEM) 35.45 (1.44) 37.41 (2.69) 35.95 (2.39) 33.00 (2.42)  
  Std Dev 11.72 12.64 11.21 11.37  
  Min, Max 19.00, 57.00 19.00, 57.00 19.00, 52.00 19.00, 55.00  
Ethnicity Not Hispanic or Latino 27 (40.9 %) 10 (45.5 %) 9 (40.9 %) 8 (36.4 %) 0.8286
  Hispanic or Latino 39 (59.1 %) 12 (54.5 %) 13 (59.1 %) 14 (63.6 %)  
Race Asian 1 (1.5 %) 1 (4.5 %) 0 (0.0 %) 0 (0.0 %) 0.6239
  Black or African American 7 (10.6 %) 2 (9.1 %) 3 (13.6 %) 2 (9.1 %)  
  White 57 (86.4 %) 19 (86.4 %) 18 (81.8 %) 20 (90.9 %)  
  Mixed: White, Black or African American 1 (1.5 %) 0 (0.0 %) 1 (4.5 %) 0 (0.0 %)  
Weight (kg) N 66 22 22 22 0.3480
  Mean (SEM) 68.72 (1.43) 69.06 (2.83) 71.10 (2.55) 66.01 (1.96)  
  Std Dev 11.59 13.25 11.94 9.17  
  Min, Max 50.90, 111.20 50.90, 111.20 51.00, 89.00 52.80, 84.60  
Height (cm) N 66 22 22 22 0.2408
  Mean (SEM) 164.35 (1.16) 164.98 (2.47) 166.39 (1.80) 161.68 (1.63)  
  Std Dev 9.45 11.59 8.44 7.66  
  Min, Max 149.50, 194.00 149.50, 194.00 153.00, 179.50 149.50, 181.00  
BMI (kg/m^2) N 66 22 22 22 0.9056
  Mean (SEM) 25.32 (0.32) 25.22 (0.56) 25.53 (0.54) 25.22 (0.59)  
  Std Dev 2.60 2.62 2.54 2.75  
  Min, Max 19.80, 29.50 20.90, 29.50 20.80, 29.50 19.80, 29.20  
  1. *P-values were derived by ANOVA for continuous variables and by the Chi-square test for categorical variables