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Table 1 Demographic data of the study population

From: Anti-hyperglycaemic effects of herbal porridge made of Scoparia dulcis leaf extract in diabetics – a randomized crossover clinical trial

Number 35
Age 35–70 years
Mean age 53.6 ± 7.9 years
Disease Type 2 diabetic patients [mild and moderate diabetes (FBG 126 – 300 mg/dL)]
Males 12
Females 23
Location Colombo district
Weight 44 – 101.5 kg
Height 1.38 – 1.73 m
BMI 20 – 33
Waist circumference 79 – 128 cm
Waist circumference above normal Females 100 %; males 64 %
Hip circumference 83 – 127 cm
W:H ratio above normal Females 100 %; males 64 %
Total cholesterol 115 – 357 mg/dL
Fasting blood glucose 127 – 302 mg/dL
Obesity percentage Females 87 %; males 58 %
Hypercholesterolaemia 61.5 %
Hypertriglyceridaemia 59.0 %