Table 1.

Characteristics of study participants

DemographicsnMean (SD)
Age, y6230.4 (6.1)
BMI, kg/m26224.2 (3.3)
Female (%)31 (50)
Race (%)
 Caucasian37 (60)
 Asian20 (31)
 Other5 (8)
Inflammatory biomarkerGeometric meana (95% CI)
TNF-α563.0 (2.2–4.0)
sTNFR I56953 (859–1,058)
sTNFR II564,153 (3,903–4,419)
hsCRP620.5 (0.3–0.6)
IL-8563.3 (2.8–3.9)
IL-6621.0 (0.8–1.2)
  • aGeometric mean T1 serum concentrations; all concentrations are reported in units of pg/mL except for hsCRP which is reported as mg/L.