Placebo B. coagulans MTCC 5856 Total P Value Δ
Gender
  Female 10 14 24 0.333
Male 10 6 16
Total 20 20 40
Smokers
  Ex-Smoker 16 18 34 0.797
Non-Smoker 1 1 2
Smoker 3 1 4
Total 20 20 40
Ethnicity
  Hispanic 2 3 5  
Non Hispanic 18 17 35   
Total 20 20 40
Races
  ┬áCentral American 0 1 1 0.95
East Asian 1 1 2
South Asian 1 1 2
South American 0 1 1
South East Asian 0 1 1
Western European White 18 15 33
Total 20 20 40
Alcohol use
  None 5 3 8 0.452
Occasionally 11 9 20
Weekly 4 8 12
Total 20 20 40
Table 1: Demographics for all participants randomized into the Study. Δ Independence of treatment assessed by the Fisher’s exact test. Probability values ≤ 0.05 are statistically significant.