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Table 1 Participant Characteristics

From: A randomized, open-label pilot of the combination of low-level laser therapy and lorcaserin for weight loss

Characteristic Overall (N = 44) Treatment Group
LLLT (N = 15) Lorcaserin (N = 14) Combination (N = 15)
Age, years ± SD 43.9 ± 11.6 45.4 ± 9.9 40.6 ± 11.5 45.4 ± 13.3
Sex, N (%)
 Male 7 (16) 2 (13) 3 (21) 2 (13)
 Female 37 (84) 13 (87) 11 (79) 13 (87)
Marital Status, N (%)
 Never married 5 (11) 1 (7) 1 (7) 3 (20)
 Separated/divorced 9 (21) 3 (20) 2 (14) 4 (26)
 Widowed 2 (4) 1 (7) 0 (0) 1 (7)
 Married/living as married 28 (64) 10 (66) 11 (79) 7 (47)
Education, N (%)
  ≤ High school graduate 2 (4) 0 (0) 2 (14) 0 (0)
 Some college 25 (57) 10 (67) 7 (50) 8 (53)
  ≥ 4-year college degree 17 (39) 5 (33) 5 (36) 7 (47)
 Weight at baseline, kg ± SD 93.5 ± 15.0 96.0 ± 15.3 94.4 ± 16.2 90.3 ± 14.0
 Waist Circumference at baseline, cm ± SD 104.7 ± 12.6 105.3 ± 11.6 108.0 ± 15.7 100.9 ± 10.0
  1. SD Standard Deviation