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Table 1 Six-month results

From: The effect of intermittent versus chronic energy restriction on breast cancer risk biomarkers in premenopausal women: a randomised pilot trial

  IER (n = 42) CER (n = 47) P value
Baseline weight (kg) 81.5 (1.97) 84.4 (2.35) 0.39
Weight loss (kg) 7.8 (0.77) 6.4 (0.64) 0.18
Percentage weight loss 9.4 (0.85) 7.5 (0.69) 0.09
Fat loss (kg) 6.0 (0.68) 4.9 (0.56) 0.24
Waist decrease (cm) 7.6 (0.82) 5.7 (0.54) 0.05
Percentage of weight lost that is fata 75.6 (68.7 to 87.5) 79.1 (60.4 to 95.6) 0.69
  1. Data presented as mean (SE), P values for t test; or as amedian (interquartile range), P value for Mann–Whitney test.