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Table 1 Descriptive table of demographic variables of the three cohorts: RNC, GWIC, and Fort Devens

From: Sex-specific differences in plasma lipid profiles are associated with Gulf War Illness

  RNC (n = 36) GWIC (n = 51) Fort Devens (n = 58)
Mean (SD)
Age** 55.4 (1.2) 50.3 (1.1) 55.9 (1.2)
BMI 29.4 (5.5) 30.8 (4.8)
  N (%)   
GWI Cases 31 (86.1) 31 (60.8) 38 (65.5)
Female 10 (27.8) 7 (13.7) 13 (22.4)
Race*    
 White/Caucasian 31 (86.1) 34 (66.7) 50 (86.2)
 Non-Caucasian 5 (13.9) 17 (33.3) 8 (13.8)
 Cardiovascular risk factors 19 (55.9%) 21 (50.0%)  
 Diabetes 6 (17.6%) 4 (9.3%)
  1. The mean age and standard deviation (SD) are reported. Significant differences are indicated by either single asterisks (p < 0.05) or double asterisks (p < 0.01).