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Table 1 Group Participant characteristics

From: Effects of chocolate containing Leuconostoc mesenteroides strain NTM048 on immune function: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

  Placebo (n = 20) NTM048 (n = 22)
Age(years) 45.8 ± 9.9 46.8 ± 11.6
Range(years) 30–69 21–63
Male/female(n) 3/17 5/17
Height (cm) 159.7 ± 7.4 161.8 ± 6.3
Body weight (kg) 52.1 ± 10.1 53.9 ± 9.4
Body mass index (kg/m2) 20.4 ± 3.2 20.5 ± 2.6
Body fat percentage (%) 21.8 ± 6.8 21.4 ± 5.5
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 111.2 ± 10.0 115.8 ± 17.2
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 70.9 ± 5.8 74.2 ± 12.1
Heart rate (bpm) 69.1 ± 8.7 70.5 ± 8.6
  1. Values are shown as means ± SD
  2. Group participant characteristics (age, body weight and so on) are shown as means and standard deviations