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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the subjects in the low fat (LF) and low carbohydrate (LC) diet groups.

From: Physiogenomic comparison of human fat loss in response to diets restrictive of carbohydrate or fat

   Low Fat Low Carbohydrate
Variable Value Subjects Baseline % Body fat Mean change, % Body Fat [absolute %] Subjects Baseline % Body fat Mean change, % Body Fat [absolute %]
All All 70 35.5 -2.02 93 34.6 -2.97
Gender Female 33 37.6 -1.49 31 38.0 -1.27
  Male 37 33.7 -2.43 62 32.9 -3.80
Age <20 8 34.4 -3.00 7 34.8 -4.70
  20–30 26 32.2 -1.56 36 33.4 -2.36
  30–40 17 39.6 -2.32 20 37.2 -2.81
  40–50 13 33.9 -2.60 21 35.0 -2.72
  50–60 7 41.6 -0.85 6 32.6 -4.93
  60–70 0 - - 3 32.5 -6.00
Heritage African Amer 4 37.9 -1.63 5 36.7 -2.82
  Asian 1 36.5 -3.08 4 36.2 -3.34
  Caucasian 63 35.4 -2.01 81 34.5 -2.50
  Hispanic 2 32.3 -0.99 3 34.7 -2.16