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Table 2 Effect of treatments on body weight at day 45 and day 90 (in Kg)

From: Single-blind, placebo controlled randomised clinical study of chitosan for body weight reduction

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(N = 64)
Placebo
(N = 32)
P value
between group
Day 0 (n = 64, 32) 80.13 ± 11.47 80.54 ± 12.68 0.87
Day 45 (n = 59, 31) 77.75 ± 11.56* 80.89 ± 12.15 0.43
Day 90 (n = 56, 30) 76.89 ± 11.88* 80.76 ± 12.31 0.35
Change from baseline
Day 45 (n = 59,31) −1.78 ± 1.37@ −0.31 ± 1.30 < 0.0001
Day 90 (n = 56, 30) −3.10 ± 1.95@ −0.33 ± 1.51 < 0.0001
  1. Values are expressed as Mean ± Standard deviation (SD); *p < 0.0001 as compared to baseline (Within group comparison); @ - statistically significant as compared to placebo at day 45 and day 90; N = Number of subjects in each treatment group. n = number of subjects with non-missing values at respective visit