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Table 3 Baseline demographic and anthropometric characteristics of the subjects, concomitant diseases and medication

From: A specific protein-enriched enteral formula decreases cortisolemia and improves plasma albumin and amino acid concentrations in elderly patients

Demographic and anthropometric characteristics  
   Age (y) 70.1 ± 3.7*
   Sex Female 25
  Male 7
   Tricipital Skinfold (mm) 17.6 ± 2.2
   Mid Arm circumference (cm) 24.3 ± 1.0
Concomitant diseases (%)  
   Cognitive deficits and Alzheimer disease 52.9
   Cerebrovascular diseases and cardiovascular events 41.2
   Other causes (cancer, accidents) 17.6
Medication (%)  
   Gastric protectors 82.3
   Psychodrugs 40.0
   Anticoagulants 41.2
   Antihypertension medication 25.0
   Diuretics 30.0
   Analgesics 20.0
   Antiarrhythmics 15.0
   Antidiabetics 5.0
  1. *x ± SEM (for all such values).