Table 2: Baseline demographic characteristics of complete cases analyzed by group ().

CharacteristicIntervention groupControl group value
()()
(SD, %) (SD, %)

Age in years, mean (SD)52.7 (9.8)53.6 (12.5)
Gender
 Male12 (46.2)11 (55.0)
 Female14 (53.8)9 (45.0)
Years in US
 Born in US0 (0.0)1 (5.0)
 Immigrant: less than 8 years2 (7.7)3 (15.0)
 Immigrant: more than 8 years24 (92.3)16 (80.0)
Language fluency
 English as primary language3 (11.5)5 (25.0)
 English as second language21 (80.8)14 (70.0)
 Not fluent in English2 (7.7)1 (5.0)
Education
 High school1 (3.8)5 (25.0)
 Bachelor’s degree12 (46.2)9 (45.0)
 Graduate degree13 (50.0)6 (30.0)
Diet
 Vegan5 (19.2)4 (20.0)
 Lactovegetarian20 (76.9)16 (80.0)
 Ovolacto vegetarian1 (3.8)0 (0.0)
 Nonvegetarian0 (0.0)0 (0.0)
MDRF-IDRS
 Medium risk category7 (26.9)6 (30.0)
 High risk category19 (73.1)14 (70.0)
Marital status
 Married24 (26.9)19 (95.0)
 Widowed2 (73.1)1 (5.0)
Occupation
 Work full-time18 (69.2)15 (75.0)
 Work part-time1 (3.8)2 (10.0)
 Retired3 (1.5)2 (10.0)
 Go to school1 (3.8)0 (0.0)
 Home maker3 (11.5)1 (5.5)

  -test, -square test.