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Table 2 General characteristics of women with endometriosis in the control and HAD groups.

From: Women with endometriosis improved their peripheral antioxidant markers after the application of a high antioxidant diet

  Control
n = 35
HAD
n = 37
Completed the study (%) 35/40 (88) 37/40 (93)
Age (years) 30.8 ± 2.4 31.3 ± 3.4
BMI (Kg/m2)   
   Basal 24.61 ± 3.02 24.88 ± 2.99
   Final 24.14 ± 3.02* 24.49 ± 3.10*
Overweight-Obesity prevalence1 (%)   
   Basal 19/35 (54)-1/35 (3) 20/37 (54)-1/37 (3)
   Final 15/35 (43)-1/35 (3) 15/37 (40)-1/37 (3)
Fat (%)   
   Basal 29.40 ± 5.13 29.78 ± 5.64
   Final 28.09 ± 5.06* 28.78 ± 5.91*
Obesity prevalence2 (%)   
   Basal 14/35 (40) 15/37 (41)
   Final 10/35 (28) 11/37 (30)
  1. Data are means ± SD unless noted. Age, BMI and % Fat were analyzed by Student's paired t-test.
  2. 1 Overweight and obesity values within the range 25.0–29.9 and 30.0–34.9, according to the WHO.
  3. 2 Considered as obesity women with % fat values above 30%.
  4. *P < 0.05 based on a Student's paired t-test (basal vs. final values).