Table 1 Baseline characteristics of subjectsa

From: Effects of short-term folic acid and/or riboflavin supplementation on serum folate and plasma total homocysteine concentrations in young Japanese male subjects

  Control group FA group R group FAR group
Number 8 9 7 8
Age (year) 21.9±0.4 22.3±1.0 23.0±1.3 23.0±1.1
SBP (mmHg) 123±10 117±18 121±7 122±7
DBP (mmHg) 72±8 72±10 78±8 77±6
Smokers (n) 2 3 2 0
MTHFR genotypes (n)
 CC 6 4 3 3
 CT 1 4 3 3
 TT 1 1 1 2
  1. aMean±s.d. There were no differences among four groups. FA, Folic acid (received 800 μg/day folic acid supplements); R=riboflavin (received 8.4 mg/day riboflavin supplements); FAR=folic acid plus riboflavin (received 800 μg/day folic acid and 8.4 mg/day riboflavin supplements).