Table 2

Changes of the waist circumference throughout the study period

Differences

Between

Women

Men

Total


Mean (cm)

SEMa

p valueb

Mean (cm)

SEMa

p valueb

Mean (cm)

SEMa

p valueb


Visit 2-Visit 1c

0.13

0.88

0.878

-2.08

0.95

0.031

-0.99

0.66

0.138

Visit 3-Visit 1

-2.97

0.88

0.001

-2.04

0.95

0.034

-2.52

0.66

0.000

Visit 4-Visit 1

-2.50

0.86

0.004

-1.64

0.95

0.087

-2.09

0.66

0.002

Visit 5-Visit 1

-0.72

0.88

0.411

-1.96

0.95

0.042

-1.36

0.66

0.042

Visit 6-Visit 1

0.20

0.88

0.817

-2.69

0.95

0.006

-1.26

0.66

0.059

Visit 7-Visit 1

-0.08

0.89

0.925

-2.55

0.97

0.010

-1.32

0.67

0.051


aSEM indicates standard error of means. bAnalyzed by linear mixed models.

cVisit 1 is the baseline.

Tsai et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:4   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-4

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