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Table 3 Acute Phase: Mean change in Outcome Measures after Treatment Assignment

From: Daily egg consumption in hyperlipidemic adults - Effects on endothelial function and cardiovascular risk

Variable Egg (n = 40) Sausage & Cheese (n = 40) p-value
Baseline Brachial Artery Diameter (mm) 4.0 ± 0.8 4.0 ± 0.7 0.79*
Flow Mediated Dilatation (%)    
   Baseline 5.9 ± 4.6 5.2 ± 3.6 0.45*
   Post-prandial 6.3 ± 5.3 5.6 ± 4.5  
   Change 0.4 ± 1.9 (P = 0.22) 0.4 ± 2.4 (P = 0.34) 0.99
   Adjusted change† 0.3 ± 2.1 (P = 0.46) 0.4 ± 2.1 (P = 0.31) 0.84
Stimulus adjusted response measure    
   Baseline 0.10 ± 0.12 0.06 ± 0.06 0.05*
   Post-prandial 0.08 ± 0.09 0.07 ± 0.06  
   Change -0.02 ± 0.11 (P = 0.31) 0.00 ± 0.08 (P = 0.89) 0.35
  1. Values are mean ± SD; p-value obtained from ANOVA for repeated measurements except otherwise stated; Change = Post-prandial - Baseline; *p-value obtain from Student's t-test; p-values in parenthesis indicate within-group p-values; † obtained from generalized linear models, controlling for age, blood pressure, LDL and BMI