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Table 4 Inter-Group Analysis Comparing the Paired Treatment to Placebo Groups.

From: Phellodendron and Citrusextracts benefit cardiovascular health in osteoarthritis patients: a double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study

  Group OP vs. Group 0T Group NT vs. Group NP
  T = 4 weeks T = 8 weeks T = 4 weeks T = 8 weeks
Weight p < 0.01 p < 0.001 p < 0.05 p < 0.01
BMI NS NS NS NS
Cholesterol p < 0.001 NS NS NS
HDL NS p < 0.001 p < 0.05 p < 0.05
LDL NS p < 0.01 NS p < 0.01
Triglycerides NS p < 0.001 p < 0.01 p < 0.01
Systolic BP NS p < 0.05 p < 0.05 NS
Diastolic BP p < 0.05 p < 0.001 p < 0.05 p < 0.001
Glucose p < 0.001 p < 0.001 NS NS
  1. P-value comparisons are between overweight placebo (OP) and overweight treatment (OT) groups and between normal-weight placebo groups (NP) and normal-weight treatment (NT) groups at 4 and 8 weeks. NS = not significant.