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Table 1 Basic characteristics of n = 834 subjects divided by sex, 577 women and 257 men, data are presented as mean and standard deviation (STD) or as mediana and interquartile range (Q1-Q3)

From: Insulin resistance (HOMA-IR) and body fat (%) are associated to low intake of fruit and vegetables in Swedish, young adults: the cross-sectional lifestyle, biomarkers and atherosclerosis study

  Women Men
Age (year) 21.8 (1.9) 22.0 (2.0)
BMI (kg/m2) 22.4 (3.6) 23.4 (3.1)
Body fat (%) 28.0 (6.6) 14.8 (5.6)
Waist circumference (cm) 73.9 (7.9) 81.9 (7.3)
Glucose (mmol/L) 4.9 (0.3) 5.2 (0.3)
Insulin (mU/L) 8.0 (4.5) 7.5 (3.7)
HOMA-IR 1.8 (1.1) 1.8 (0.9)
Food habits (points)a 6 (5–7) 6 (4–7)
  1. Abbreviations: BMI = body mass index and HOMA-IR = homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance