Table 3

Changes in anthropometric measures and blood pressure during study period
Measures LSM (SE)1
Oat group (n=85) Control group (n=81) P Between groups
Waist circumference (cm) change from Baseline −1.27 (0.473) 0.85 (0.485) 0.002
Baseline 86.7 (0.92) 86.9 (0.94) 0.887
Week 6 85.4 (0.82) 87.7 (0.84)
Weight (kg) change from Baseline 0.46 (0.306) 0.67 (0.313) 0.621
Baseline 69.7(0.94) 69.8 (0.97) .0948
Week 6 69.8 (0.93) 70.4 (0.96)
Body mass Index change from Baseline 0.04 (0.092) 0.25 (0.094) 0.108
Baseline 25.5 (0.32) 25.5 (0.33) 0.964
Week 6 25.6 (0.32) 25.7 (0.32)
Systolic Blood Pressure change from Baseline 1.01 (1.120) 0.85 (1.477) 0.919
Baseline 124.7 (1.74) 129.0 (1.78) 0.085
Week 6 125.7 (1.65) 129.9 (1.69)
Diastolic Blood Pressure change from Baseline −0.13 (0.916) 0.76 (0.938) 0.500
Baseline 80.3 (1.06) 79.7 (1.09) 0.689
Week 6 80.1 (0.97) 80.4 (1.00)

1 LSM (SE) and p-value obtained from ANCOVA, where covariates were age, sex, smoking status, alcohol consumption, education status, medication use.

Zhang et al.

Zhang et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:54   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-54

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