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Table 1 Biometric and biochemical variables of study population

From: Impact of exercise intensity on oxidative stress and selected metabolic markers in young adults in Ghana

Variables Inactive Exercisers p-value
Age 27.3 ± 7.8 29.1 ± 9.6 0.342
Sex (M/F) 9/35 32/10
Height (m) 1.6 ± 0.9 1.7 ± 0.1 0.476
Weight (kg) 67.3 ± 14.5 71.8 ± 14.3 0.151
BMI (kg/m2) 26.4 ± 4.3 24.7 ± 5.3 0.105
SBP (mmHg) 112.8 ± 4.3 119.7 ± 12.0 < 0.001
DBP (mmHg) 71.3 ± 8.7 76.7 ± 11.2 0.014
Heart rate (bpm) 77.7 ± 12.2 76.7 ± 7.5 0.650
Body fat (%) 27.1 ± 10.1 24.1 ± 9.4 0.158
TBW (%) 62.8 ± 7.6 53.2 ± 6.2 < 0.001
Muscle mass (kg) 43.6 ± 7.1 55.1 ± 8.4 < 0.001
Physic rating 4.4 ± 1.5 3.7 ± 1.7 0.046
DCI (kcal/day) 2236.6 ± 494.0 3577.3 ± 628.7 < 0.001
Metabolic age 27.2 ± 14.0 33.5 ± 13.1 0.034
Bone mass (kg) 2.3 ± 0.4 2.9 ± 0.5 < 0.001
Visceral fat 6.2 ± 4.6 3.5 ± 2.4 < 0.001
TC (mmol/L) 5.28 ± 1.04 4.39 ± 1.34 0.001
TG (mmol/L) 1.08 ± 0.43 0.94 ± 0.35 0.117
HDL-C (mmol/L) 1.60 ± 0.51 2.04 ± 0.28 < 0.001
LDL-C (mmol/L) 2.74 ± 0.90 2.38 ± 1.09 0.040
VLDL-C (mmol/L) 0.45 ± 0.19 0.42 ± 0.16 0.549
FBG (mmol/L) 5.20 ± 1.80 4.95 ± 2.47 0.594
  1. Variables are presented as mean ± standard deviation. Italic results indicate significant relationship
  2. BMI body mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, TBW total body water, DCI daily calorie intake, TC total cholesterol, TG triglyceride, HDL-C high density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C low density lipoprotein cholesterol, VLDL-C very low density lipoprotein cholesterol, FBG fasting blood glucose