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Table 2 Drop-out analysis

From: Longitudinal study on the association between three dietary indices, anthropometric parameters and blood lipids

  Men Women
  Drop-out (N = 503) Follow-up (N = 420)   Drop-out (N = 414) Follow-up (N = 232)  
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) p Mean (SD) Mean (SD) p
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 25.67 (3.43) 25.36 (2.72) 0.136 24.57 (4.18) 23.43 (3.03) <0.001
Waist circumference (cm) 89.50 (10.37) 89.10 (8.50) 0.526 77.94 (9.95) 75.75 (7.49) 0.003
VO2peak relative (ml/kg/min) 36.88 (9.03) 37.58 (8.18) 0.262 27.20 (6.34) 29.00 (5.80) 0.001
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 209.07 (41.37) 205.86 (37.42) 0.240 203.31 (36.42) 208.25 (38.70) 0.126
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 54.35 (12.48) 55.68 (11.86) 0.114 65.71 (14.82) 70.63 (15.59) <0.001
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 130.28 (36.52) 127.72 (33.86) 0.295 118.50 (31.95) 118.53 (35.18) 0.992
Ratio Total/HDL cholesterol 4.01 (1.10) 3.84 (1.02) 0.024 3.21 (0.81) 3.07 (0.90) 0.057
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 122.40 (84.06) 111.39 (63.32) 0.028 93.88 (43.09) 93.55 (40.29) 0.921