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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the population.

From: Effects of Greek orthodox christian church fasting on serum lipids and obesity

  FASTERS CONTROLS  
  N (%) n (%) p
Sex    
   Males 31 (52%) 24 (40%) NSa
   Females 29 (48%) 36 (60%)  
Age (years)c 42 ± 12 38 ± 9 NSb
Tobacco use    
   Smokers 4 (7%) 33 (55%) <0.001a
   Non-smokers 56 (93%) 27 (45%)  
Educational level    
   Higher 26 (43%) 14 (23%) NSa
   Secondary 24 (40%) 34 (57%)  
   Minimum school level / No education 10 (17%) 12 (20%)  
  1. a. Chi-square test (χ2) – Fisher exact test. b. ANOVA analysis. c. Values are means ± SD.