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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics of participantsa

From: Overweight & obese Australian adults and micronutrient deficiency

  Mean ± SEM Median n
Age (years) 49.3 ± 1.0 50 127
Weight (kg) 94.0 ± 1.5 89.9 127
BMI (kg/m2) 32.3 ± 0.4 31.8 127
Seruma
 Vitamin E (μg/mL) 7.79 ± 0.5 6.5 126
 Vitamin B12 (pg/mL) 722.9 ± 41.3 707.8 126
 Vitamin C (mg/dL) 3.7 ± 1.4 3.5 127
 Vitamin A (μg/dL) 5.04 ± 0.2 5.6 127
 Vitamin D (ng/mL) 10.9 ± 0.6 9.5 127
 Folate (ng/mL) 2.5 ± 0.2 1.7 125
 Thyroglobulin (ng/mL) 8.8 ± 1.3 5.9 119
 Potassium (mmol/L) 2.5 ± 0.02 2.5 127
 Sodium (mmol/L) 118.8 ± 0.9 117.6 127
 Total Iron (μg/dL) 103.4 ± 3.3 100 127
 Male 114.4 ± 4.8 110 54
 Female 95.2 ± 4.4 90 73
 Zinc (μg/dL) 27.9 ± 1.2 25 127
 Calcium (mg/dL) 3.4 ± 0.1 3.3 127
 Magnesium (mg/dL) 0.7 ± 0.01 0.7 127
Dietary Intakeb
 Vitamin E (mg) 8.9 ± 0.4 7.9 127
 Vitamin C (mg) 103.3 ± 6.9 76.9 127
 Retinol (μg) 369.0 ± 23.8 322.6 127
 Beta carotene (μg) 2681.5 ± 197.8 2134.2 127
 Vitamin D (μg) 3.7 ± 0.2 3 127
 Folate (μg) 373.2 ± 17.0 332.4 127
 Iodine (μg) 128.4 ± 4.6 120.2 127
 Potassium (mg) 3095.3 ± 73.1 3081.2 127
 Sodium (mg) 2752.4 ± 100.0 2603.2 127
 Iron (mg) 12.4 ± 0.4 11.6 127
 Zinc (mg) 13.1 ± 0.5 12.3 127
 Calcium (mg) 897.5 ± 34.6 869.1 127
 Magnesium (mg) 373.4 ± 11.4 358 127
  1. aSerum measurement units were converted to be consistent with the clinical reference values. bValues derived from self-reported data