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Table 1 Selected anthropometric characteristics of the whole sample and categorized by gender at baseline

From: Short-term role of the dietary total antioxidant capacity in two hypocaloric regimes on obese with metabolic syndrome symptoms: the RESMENA randomized controlled trial

Variable Total (n = 96) Male Female p
Sex - 51 45 -
Age (years) 49 ± 10 48 ± 9 50 ± 10 0.194
Weight (kg) 99.73 ± 17.85 108.28 ± 15.94 90.03 ± 14.76 <0.001
Height (m) 1.67 ± 0.11 1.74 ± 0.08 1.58 ± 0.07 <0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 35.84 ± 4.67 35.75 ± 4.38 35.96 ± 5.02 0.822
Waist circumference (cm) 111.10 ± 12.80 116.27 ± 10.04 105.24 ± 13.16 <0.001
Waist/Hip ratio 0.96 ± 0.10 1.03 ± 0.07 0.89 ± 0.08 <0.001
  1. BMI, Body Mass Index.
  2. For the sex variable it is reported the frequency of men and females. Mean and standard deviation data are shown concerning the remaining variables. p-value: Comparison between men and women baseline characteristics.
  3. p < 0.05 was set-up as statistically significant.