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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study subjects

From: Anti-obesity effects of Yerba Mate (Ilex Paraguariensis): a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial

  Yerba Mate (n = 15) Placebo (n = 15) Total (n = 30) P value1)
Age (year) 41.5 ± 11.6 44.9 ± 9.6 43.2 ± 10.6 0.379
Height (cm) 160.93 ± 6.95 158.40 ± 7.59 159.67 ± 7.27 0.349
Weight (kg) 74.50 ± 9.83 68.61 ± 9.89 71.56 ± 10.14 0.113
BMI (kg/m2) 28.65 ± 2.09 27.31 ± 3.10 27.98 ± 2.68 0.174
Sex
 Male2) 2 (13.3) 2 (13.3) 4 (13.3)  
 Female 13 (86.7) 13 (86.7) 26 (86.7) >0.9993)
Drinker
 Yes 8 (53.3) 6 (40) 14 (46.7)  
 No 7 (46.7) 9 (60) 16 (53.3) 0.464
Smoker
 Yes 0 (0.0) 2 (13.3) 2 (6.7)  
 No 15 (100) 13 (86.7) 28 (93.3) 0.483
  1. Values are presented as the mean ± S.D
  2. 1) Analyzed by independent t test
  3. 2) N (%)
  4. 3) Analyzed by chi-square tests