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Table 2 Baseline Demographics1,2

From: Reduced viscosity Barley β-Glucan versus placebo: a randomized controlled trial of the effects on insulin sensitivity for individuals at risk for diabetes mellitus

  Placebo 3 g/d BBG 6 g/d BBG
Parameter N = 17 N = 16 N = 17
Female Sex 10 (58.8%)3 11 (68.8%) 13 (76.5%)
White Race 15 (88.2%) 14 (87.5%) 15 (88.2%)
Age (years) 55.6 (5.2) 55.9 (7.8) 57.1 (6.0)
Body Weight (kg) 93.5 (14.1) 90.9 (12.5) 90.1 (14.1)
Height (cm) 167.9 (10.5) 169.3 (9.4) 168.4 (11.1)
BMI (kg/m 2 ) 33.2 (4.1) 31.8 (4.1) 31.8 (4.6)
Waist Circumference (cm) 109.2 (9.8) 105.4 (11.3) 105.2 (11.2)
Systolic Blood Pressure (mm Hg) 123.9 (12.6) 123.3 (13.8) 120.9 (10.3)
Diastolic Blood Pressure (mm Hg) 77.8 (5.2) 78.6 (8.3) 77.4 (6.5)
Heart Rate (bpm) 71.2 (9.0) 64.8 (7.4) 68.1 (7.9)
  1. 1 P-values for continuous variables were generated by analysis of variance with treatment as factor; P-values for categorical variables were derived by the chi-square test; none were significant (less than 0.05); kcal = kilocalories; kg = kilogram; cm = centimeter; m = meter, mmHg = millimeters of mercury; bpm = beats per minute
  2. 2 Data represented includes all randomized subjects
  3. 3Sex and Race values are presented in this table as N (%) while all other values are presented as Mean (Standard Deviation)