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Table 1 Baseline socio-demographic data for the participants in the 2 study groups

From: A rapid, simple questionnaire to assess gastrointestinal symptoms after oral ferrous sulphate supplementation

  Iron group (n = 10) Placebo group (n = 10)
Age (years)   
  Mean (SD) 32.2 (10.4) 31.7 (10.8)
  Range 21-58 22-59
Gender [n]   
  Male 3 4
  Female 7 6
Highest education level [n (%)]   
  GCSE 1 (10) 0
  A level 2 (20) 4 (40)
  First degree or professional qualification   
  4 (40) 3 (30)
  Higher degree 3 (30) 3 (30)
Job title [n (%)]   
  Undergraduate student 4 (40) 3 (30)
  PhD student 2 (20) 1 (10)
  Secretary 1 (10) 0
  Retired teacher 0 1 (10)
  Dietician 3 (30) 2 (20)
  Research fellow 0 2 (20)
  Clinician 0 1 (10)
  1. Differences were not significant between the 2 groups, with p > 0.05.