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Table 4 Side effects of intervention among study and controls

From: Effects of gum Arabic ingestion on body mass index and body fat percentage in healthy adult females: two-arm randomized, placebo controlled, double-blind trial

   Study group (n=60) Control group (n=60) P value
n % n %
Nausea Yes 49 81.7% 0 0.0% 0.000
No 11 18.3% 60 100.0%
Diarrhea Yes 54 90.0% 11 18.3% 0.000
No 6 10.0% 49 81.7%  
Unfavourable oral viscous sensation Yes 60 100.0% 0 0.0% 0.000
No 0 0.0% 60 100.0%  
Bloating abdomen Yes 9 15.0% 0 0.0% 0.002
No 51 85.0% 60 100.0%