Table 1.

Demographic characteristics of enrolled participants by treatment

Placebo (n = 100)Broccoli sprouts (n = 100)P
Gender1.00
    Female69 (69%)69 (69%)
    Male31 (31%)31 (31%)
Median age (min, max)48 (25, 65)48 (27, 65)0.37
Hepatitis B surface antigen positive5 (5%)10 (10%)0.28
Smokers12 (12%)16 (16%)0.42
Median alcoholic drinks/wk (min, max)0 (0, 96)0 (0, 84)0.92