Table 4

Changes in lipids and glucose during study period
Measures LSM (SE)1
Oat group (n=85) Control group (n=81) P Between groups
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) change from Baseline −0.41 (0.071) −0.15 (0.073) 0.015
Baseline 6.26 (0.074) 6.09 (0.076) 0.129
Week 6 5.85 (0.085) 5.94 (0.087)
Triglycerides (mmol/L) change from Baseline −0.15 (0.089) −0.04 (0.091) 0.404
Baseline 2.06 (0.103) 1.89 (0.106) 0.279
Week 6 1.91 (0.107) 1.85 (0.110)
HDLC (mmol/L) change from Baseline −0.04 (0.018) −0.10 (0.018) 0.017
Baseline 1.47 (0.029) 1.51 (0.030) 0.337
Week 6 1.43 (0.032) 1.41 (0.033)
LDLC (mmol/L) change from Baseline −0.39 (0.067) −0.17 (0.069) 0.028
Baseline 4.30 (0.075) 4.17 (0.077) 0.237
Week 6 3.91 (0.081) 4.00 (0.083)
Apo A1 (g/L) change from Baseline 0.02 (0.29) −0.02 (0.029) 0.432
Baseline 1.59 (0.032) 1.57 (0.033) 0.554
Week 6 1.61 (0.035) 1.55 (0.036)
Apo B (g/L) change from Baseline −0.06 (0.016) −0.02 (0.017) 0.102
Baseline 0.96 (0.017) 0.91 (0.018) 0.044
Week 6 0.91 (0.017) 0.89 (0.017)
Plasma glucose (mmol/L) change from Baseline −0.30 (0.057) −0.17 (0.059) 0.118
Baseline 5.63 (0.097) 5.47 (0.099) 0.277
Week 6 5.34 (0.088) 5.29 (0.090)

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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