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Table 2 Basal characteristics of responders and non-responders, mean ± SEM

From: The effect of two iso-caloric meals containing equal amounts of fats with a different fat composition on the inflammatory and metabolic markers in apparently healthy volunteers

  Responders n=15 (28%) Non-responders n=39 (72%) P value
Gender 9 women (60%); 6 men (40%) 29 women (74%); 10 men (26%)  
Age (years) 39.7±4.0 44±2.2 0.5
Weight (kg) 69.5±3.0 76.2±3.1 0.02
Height (meter) 1.7±0.02 1.7±0.02 0.4
BMI (kg/m2) 24.8±1.0 27.1±0.9 0.02
Waist (cm) 90±3.3 93.3±2.8 0.1
Hip (cm) 98.8±1.8 106.2±2.1 0.006
Hs-CRP 2.8±0.6 4.2±1.1 0.2
  1. Responders: at least 20% increase in the hs-CRP values 2 hours after the high SFA meal; BMI, body mass index.