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Table 1 Population description

From: Bilberry/red grape juice decreases plasma biomarkers of inflammation and tissue damage in aged men with subjective memory impairment –a randomized clinical trial

  Bilberry-grape juice (n = 30) Placebo juice (n = 30)
Basic charachteristics
 Age (years) 72 (69.0–75.0) 71 (69.0–73.0)
 BMI 24 (23.8–26.0) 25 (24.5–26.5)
 Education (years) 17 (16.0–18.0) 16.5 (15.0–17.0)
 Work (years) 43 (40.0–46.0) 45 (44.0–49.0)
 Memory problems (years) 2 (2.0–3.0) 3 (3.0–7.0)
Smoking status
 Non-smokers, (n) 26 (26%) 29 (29%)
 Smokers, years (n) 4 (4%) 0 (0%)
 NN(n) 0 (0%) 1 (1%)
Former smoking status
 Never smokers (n) 13 (13%) 11 (11%)
 Former smokers (n) 15 (15%) 14 (14%)
Smoking duration
 Former smoking, (years) 22 (14.0–30.0) 20 (17.0–25.0)
 Years since quitting smoking 35 (30.0–38.0) 31 (24.0–35.0)
Comorbidities
 Asthma (n) 0 (0%) 5 (17%)
 Other airway diseases (n) 0 (0%) 2 (7%)
 Stomach-related diseases (n) 1 (3%) 2 (7%)
 Rheumatism (n) 3 (10%) 3 (10%)
 Heart related diseases (n) 3 (10%) 3 (10%)
 Stroke 0 (0%) 2 (7%)
 Diabetes type 1 (n) 0 (0%) 2 (7%)
 Diabetes type 2 (n) 1 (3%) 2 (7%)
 Cancer (n) 4 (13%) 5 (17%)
Dietary intake
 FRAP (total antioxidant intake) 22 (20–26) 23 (19–28)
 Potoatoes (g/day) 136 (98–173) 127 (112–172)
 Vegetables (g/day) 215 (146–281) 150 (121–288)
 ’Fruit and berries (g/day) 338 (229–422) 393 (260–536)
 Bilberries (g/day) 9 (4–21) 5 (2–10)
 Grapes(g/day) 10 (6–16) 10 (5–29)
 Fish (g/day) 95 (61–124) 84 (73–115)
 Coffe, filter/instant (cups/day) 2 (2–4) 4 (4–6)
 Meat (g/day) 102 (71–120) 110 (94–135)
  1. Categorical variables are presented as frequencies with percentages. Continuous variables are presented as medians with 95%CL