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Table 2 Differences in anthropometrics in the control and intervention groups

From: Soluble fibers from psyllium improve glycemic response and body weight among diabetes type 2 patients (randomized control trial)

Variables Control (n = 18) Intervention (n = 18) P value a
Pre Post Pre Post
Weight (kg) 87.3 (13.45)b 88.1 (13.379)** 91.7 (14.42) 88.8 (14.78)*** <0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 31.5 (2.66) 31.8 (2.66)** 31.8 (2.82) 30.9 (2.94)*** <0.001
W.C. (cm) 107.5 (7.07) 107.9 (6.77) 106.2 (7.66) 103.5 (7.65)*** <0.001
Hip.C. (cm) 107.8 (7.84) 108.3 (7.87)* 109.9 (7.82) 107.3 (7.96)*** <0.001
WHR 1.00 (0.100) 1.00 (0.100) 0.97 (0.073) 0.97 (0.072) 0.912
  1. a Repeated Measure ANOVA between Control and intervention groups
  2. b Mean (Standard Deviation)
  3. The level of significance is < 0.05
  4. Asterisk = significantly different by paired t-test between baseline and 8th week in the same intervention group, *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001