Table 1: Characteristics of participants who completed the study ().

(mean ± SD)

Male/female (number)
Age (year)
Weight (kg)
BMI (kg/m2)
SBP (mmHg)
DBP (mmHg)
BUN (mg/dL)
SCr (mg/dL)
Total cholesterol (mg/dL)
Triglyceride (mg/dL)
HDL-cholesterol (mg/dL)
LDL-cholesterol (mg/dL)
AP (U/L)

Note. To convert total, LDL-cholesterol and HDL-cholesterol levels from mg/dL to mmol/L, multiply by 0.02586; to convert triglyceride level from mg/dL to mmol/L, multiply by 0.01129. Abbreviations. BMI: body mass index; SBP: systolic blood pressure; DBP: diastolic blood pressure; BUN: blood urea nitrogen; SCr: serum creatinine; HDL: high density lipoprotein; LDL: low density lipoprotein; AST: aspartate aminotransferase; ALT: alanine aminotransferase; AP: alkaline phosphatase.