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Table 1 Subject characteristics at baseline

From: Effects of alternate-day fasting on body weight and dyslipidaemia in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: a randomised controlled trial

CharacteristicControl(n = 79)ADF(n = 90)TRF(n = 95)P-value
Age (y)34.54 ± 6.9635.50 ± 4.41733.56 ± 6.230.085
Sex (M/F)23/7935/6029/660.089
Body weight (kg)72.94 ± 8.0075.32 ± 8.5374.98 ± 8.020.396
Height (cm)166.39 ± 7.59169.73 ± 6.91167.30 ± 7.450.122
BMI26.34 ± 2.7326.12 ± 2.2126.76 ± 1.590.510
Fat mass (kg)29.06 ± 3.6430.58 ± 3.9530.27 ± 3.230.248
Lean mass (kg)43.65 ± 3.9544.69 ± 4.5744.54 ± 4.080.347
Waist circumference92.59 ± 4.9892.07 ± 5.2991.54 ± 4.430.367
Cholesterol (mg/dL)4.88 ± 1.384.87 ± 1.024.53 ± 1.530.142
Total Direct HDL(mg/dL)1.16 ± 0.501.23 ± 0.431.16 ± 0.450.487
LDL (mg/dL)2.55 ± 0.792.82 ± 0.852.73 ± 0.880.101
Triglycerides (mg/dL)2.65 ± 1.692.80 ± 1.902.90 ± 1.750.660
Glucose (mg/dL)5.09 ± 0.905.21 ± 0.865.12 ± 0.820.639
Liver stiffness (kpa)18.79 ± 3.5518.48 ± 4.8218.71 ± 3.750.880