Table 1: Baseline characteristics of the study subjects.

All Female Male P valuea*

Age34.2 ± 9.936.0 ± 1031.8 ± 9.00.135
Weight (Kg)72.5 ± 14.069.9 ± 15.275.4 ± 12.40.178
BMI (Kg/m2)26.4 ± 5.027.8 ± 5.624.7 ± 3.80.029*
Fat mass (%)24.3 ±12.031.6 ± 9.414.43 ± 8.50.002*
Hb (g/dL)13.4 ±1.912.0 ± 1.514.8 ± 1.00.000*
Hct (%)41.7 ± 5.837.5 ± 4.346.5 ± 2.80.000*
MCV (fl)85.6 ± 8.083.5 ± 7.788.0 ± 8.00.056
MCH (pg)27.3 ± 2.926.5 ± 2.828.0 ± 3.00.058
MCHC (g/dL)32.0 ± 0.832.0 ± 0.732.0 ± 0.920.956
LDL (mg/dL)135.5 ± 56118.0 ± 55148.0 ± 55.00.235
HDL (mg/dL)41.2 ± 10.442.3 ± 12.541.9 ± 7.350.930
TC (mg/dL)209.0 ± 65.7192.8 ± 59.1233.4 ± 70.30.254
15FIP (ng/mg creatinine) 2.3 ± 1.42.5 ± 1.92.1 ± 1.10.325
Creatinine/urine (mg/dL) 174.0 ± 83.0138.4 ± 52.0217.0 ± 93.00.024*

Data are expressed as means ± SD.
aIndependent sample t-test. *Significant difference between males and females at P < 0.05, .
15FIP: 15-F2t-isoprostane; BMI: body mass index; Hb: hemoglobin; Hct: hematocrit; HDL: high-density lipoprotein; LDL: low-density lipoprotein; MCH: mean cell hemoglobin; MCHC: mean cell hemoglobin concentration; MCV: mean cell volume; TC: total cholesterol.