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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of participants who completed both phases of the study protocol

From: The role of background diet on the effects of eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid supplementation in healthy pre-menopausal women: a randomized, cross-over, controlled study

  Mean ± SE Range
Age (years) 37.7 ± 1.4 20–54
Body weight (kg) 64.1 ± 1.5 46.6–83.7
Body Mass Index, BMI (kg/m2) 23.4 ± 0.4 18.9–29.9
Age at menarche (years) 13.0 ± 0.4 11–16
Ethnicity
 White (%) 93  
 Non-white (%) 7
Full term pregnancy at least once
 Yes (%) 61  
 No (%) 39
Breast-fed infant
 Yes (%) 96  
 No (%) 4
Age at first live birth (years) 26.9 ± 4.6 19–38
Family history of breast cancer
 Yes (%) 63.3  
 No (%) 36.7
Family history of hypertension
 Yes (%) 56.1  
 No (%) 43.9