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Table 3 Perceptual markers in response to supplementation (area under the curve)

From: A multi-nutrient supplement reduced markers of inflammation and improved physical performance in active individuals of middle to older age: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study

  Men Women
Variables Pre Placebo Post Placebo Pre Suppl Post Suppl Pre Placebo Post Placebo Pre Suppl Post Suppl
  M ± SD M ± SD M ± SD M ± SD M ± SD M ± SD M ± SD M ± SD
Energy - 1.8 ± 0.7^ - 3.7 ± 0.8* - 1.2 ± 0.7^ - 2.8 ± 0.8*
Anxiety 43 ± 6.3 42 ± 5.6 43 ± 7.2 43 ± 7.4 50 ± 6.5 49 ± 6.5 53 ± 8.9 45 ± 8.3*
Fatigue 44.9 ± 4.6 43.7 ± 4.5 46.9 ± 5 35.8 ± 6.7* 42.4 ± 9 43.3 ± 5.3 43 ± 9.3 43.2 ± 9.5
Joint Pain 1.1 ± 0.3 1.1 ± 0.3 1.2 ± 0.2 0.5 ± 0.3* 0.7 ± 0.2 0.8 ± 0.1 0.7 ± 0.2 0.7 ± 0.2
Pain Intensity 0.8 ± 0.06 1.1 ± 0.08 1.1 ± 0.09 0.6 ± 0.06* 0.8 ± 0.07 0.7 ± 0.08 0.6 ± 0.06 0.6 ± 0.08
  1. Please note (as applicable) that no differences were seen in placebo (either pre/post placebo or as compared to pre-supplementation). Pre Suppl = Pre-Supplementation testing; Post Suppl = Post-Supplementation testing. *p ≤ 0.05 as compared to supplementation pre-testing; ^p < 0.05 as compared to placebo.