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Table 2 Characteristics of the study subjects

From: Concentration-dependent systemic response after inhalation of nano-sized zinc oxide particles in human volunteers

  Total Male Female
n = 16 n = 8 n = 8
Age [years] 26 (19-42) 28 (19-42) 24 (23-32)
Height [cm] 178 (155-191) 182 (176-191) 164 (155-182)
Weight [kg] 72 (51-104) 83 (61-104) 59 (51-91)
BMI [kg/m2] 24 (19-29) 25 (20-29) 23 (19-27)
Total IgE [kU/L] 31 (2-329) 79 (2-208) 28 (20-329)
sx1 [n ≥ 0.35 kUA/L] 7 4 3
  1. Medians, minimum and maximum values are listed. BMI = body mass index. Sx1 is an indicator of sensitization to environmental allergens