TABLE 1

Characteristics of the 48 men and 45 women from whom duodenal pinch biopsies were obtained




Men

Women
Ethnicitya
    W 39 37
    AA 4 3
    A 2 2
    EI 3 1
    H 0 2
Age (yr)
    18-24 19 12
    25-34 18 3
    35-44 8 6
    45-64 3 24b
Study Cohort
    A 9 10
    D 15 8
    E 0 21
    I 6 5
    M
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  • a Ethnicity was self-identified: W, white; AA, African American; A, Asian; EI, East Indian; H, Hispanic.

  • b All postmenopausal women were ≥45 years of age.