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Table 1 Subject characteristics at the start of the study

From: Effect of Repeated Whole Blood Donations on Aerobic Capacity and Hemoglobin Mass in Moderately Trained Male Subjects: A Randomized Controlled Trial

  Placebo Donation p value
Age (years) 27.2 ± 4.35 25.6 ± 0.76 0.62
Weight (kg) 75.1 ± 4.51 73.8 ± 1.96 0.75
Height (cm) 179.5 ± 1.67 180.2 ± 1.82 0.81
BMI (kg/m2) 23.2 ± 1.06 22.7 ± 0.49 0.64
Sport/week (h) 5.1 ± 0.74 3.9 ± 0.55 0.22
VO2peak (ml/kg/min) 56.9 ± 4.63 56.7 ± 1.45 0.97
  1. Values are means ± SEM. n = 8 in placebo and n = 16 in donation
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