Table 1

Baseline data for H. pylori–infected subjects (n = 50) after randomization to broccoli sprout and alfalfa sprout supplemented diets

Broccoli sprout (n = 25)Alfalfa sprout (n = 23)
Mean ± SDRangeMean ± SDRange
Age (y)53.4 ± 11.625-7055.7 ± 12.923-73
UBT (‰)32.7 ± 14.410.0-56.835.7 ± 25.36.7-106.1
PGI (ng/mL)70.3 ± 21.433.3-11869.4 ± 26.731.5-135
PGII (ng/mL)30.5 ± 14.814.7-43.729.4 ± 8.6318.3-52.5
PGI/PGII (ratio)2.41 ± 1.000.68-4.102.38 ± 0.701.03-3.93

NOTE: Note that there were two dropouts, both in the alfalfa group, one due to proton pump inhibitor use and one due to antibiotic use after enrollment, and these subjects are not included in the table or the data presented in Figs. 5 to 7.