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Table 1 Mean physical characteristics (± SEM) of the study sample (n = 50) and by dietary calcium intake level.

From: Dietary calcium intake and Renin Angiotensin System polymorphisms alter the blood pressure response to aerobic exercise: a randomized control design

Characteristics Total
(n = 50)
Low Calcium
(n = 25)
High Calcium
(n = 25)
Age (yr) 43.8 ± 1.3 47.1 ± 1.2* 40.5 ± 2.3
Body mass index (kg/m2) 29.4 ± 0.7 28.6 ± 0.1 30.3 ± 1.2
Waist Circumference (cm) 101.9 ± 2.0 99.0 ± 2.4 104.2 ± 2.9
24 h Ambulatory SBP (mmHg) 141.4 ± 1.5 140.6 ± 2.2 142.2 ± 2.8
24 h Ambulatory DBP (mmHg) 83.3 ± 1.0 85.1 ± 1.5 81.5 ± 1.3
Ambulatory Awake SBP (mmHg) 145.3 ± 1.5 145.3 ± 2.4 145.3 ± 1.9
Ambulatory Awake DBP (mmHg) 85.9 ± 1.0 88.1 ± 1.6* 83.8 ± 1.3
Relative Maximum VO2 (ml·kg-1min-1) 31.3 ± 0.9 30.9 ± 1.1 31.7 ± 1.5
  1. SBP = systolic blood pressure, DBP = diastolic blood pressure; VO2 = oxygen consumption
  2. * p < 0.05 low (< median) versus high (≥ median) dietary calcium intake