Weight-loss experience of black and white participants in NHLBI-sponsored clinical trials.

@article{Kumanyika1991WeightlossEO,
  title={Weight-loss experience of black and white participants in NHLBI-sponsored clinical trials.},
  author={Shiriki K Kumanyika and Eva Obarzanek and Victor J. Stevens and Patricia R. Hebert and Paul Kieran Whelton and S K Kumanyaka},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1991},
  volume={53 6 Suppl},
  pages={1631S-1638S}
}
We examined race-specific weight-loss results from two randomized, multicenter trials; the Hypertension Prevention Trial (HPT) and the Trials of Hypertension Prevention (TOHP). Mean weight change from baseline averaged 2.2 kg less in black women than in white women during 18 mo of follow-up in TOHP and 2.7 kg less during 36 mo of follow-up in HPT. Mean weight loss averaged 2.0 kg less in black than in white men in TOHP and 1.4 kg less in HPT. Because of greater weight gain in black control… CONTINUE READING
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