Table 1 Characteristics of study participants

From: Acute effects of coffee on endothelial function in healthy subjects

  Mean±s.e.m. Range
Sex (male/female) 10/10  
Age (years) 31±2 25–49
Body weight (kg) 68.7±3.0 51.3–92.6
BMI (kg/m2) 23.9±0.7 20.1–28.0
Waist circumference (cm) 83.1±2.6 66–98
Hip circumference (cm) 91.6±1.4 80–102
Blood glucose (mg per 100 ml)
 Basal 88±2 74–107
 2 h After glucose oral load 82±4 59–119
Blood insulin (μU/ml)
 Basal 14.9±1.4 8.0–20.0
 2 h After glucose oral load 50.0±8.4 22.0–86.0
Total cholesterol (mg per 100 ml) 179±7 121–237
HDL-cholesterol (mg per 100 ml) 64±6 22–103
Triglycerides (mg per 100 ml) 72±5 38–132
Uric acid (mg per 100 ml) 4.8±0.3 2.9–8.1
Blood pressure (mm Hg)
 Systolic 114±3 90–130
 Diastolic 73±2 55–90
Heart rate (beats/min) 73±3 55–92
  1. Abbreviations: BMI, body mass index; HDL, high-density lipoprotein.