Table 1.

Research subject baseline characteristics

Western dietFish oil diet
(n = 21)(n = 27)
Ethnicity
 Caucasian (no.)1021
 Black American (no.)96
 Hispanic (no.)20
Age (y), mean ± SD60.4 ± 6.760.5 ± 6.3
Weight (kg), mean ± SD91 ± 19.192.5 ± 13.1
BMI (kg/m2), mean ± SD29 ± 4.229.8 ± 3.8
Percent body fat, mean ± SD25.9 ± 4.729.6 ± 3.1
IGF-1 (ng/mL), mean ± SD120.4 ± 47.9141.8 ± 42.9
IGFBP-1(ng/mL), mean ± SD15.9 ± 15.511.3 ± 13.2
IGFBP- 3 (ng/mL), mean ± SD2,166 ± 6172,181 ± 579.9
PSA (ng/mL)
 Mean7.66.9
 Range2.1–28.11.4–22.3
 SD5.64.9
 Median6.35.3
Gleason sum at diagnosis
 6
  No.816
  %4059.3
 7
  No.119
  %5533.3
 3+4
  No.77
  %3525.9
 4+3
  No.52
  %257.4
 8–9
  No.12
  %57.4
No. of positive cores
 Mean43.7
 Range1–121–10
 SD2.52.6
 Median43