Table 3

Baseline and post-intervention the vitamin B-12 and folates by group and sex
Vitamin B12 (pmol/L) Folates (nmol/L)
PACAM CONTROL PACAM CONTROL
Baseline 24 months Baseline 24 months Baseline 24 months Baseline 24 months
MEN 52 40 51 40 64 48 66 52
 Mean 347.61 307.6 1 374.62 317.22 39.71 31.41 37.92 30.72
 (95% CI) (289.2-404.9) (264.7-350.5) (307.8-441.4) (277.7-356.8) (35.7-40.1) (29.3-33.4) (35.7-40.1) (27.7-33.6)
 Change -39.4 -57.3 -8.3 -7.2
 (95% CI) ((-66.1)-(-12.7)) ((-3.3)-117.9) (-11.5-(-5.2)) (-11.6-(-2.9))
WOMEN 134 115 114 86 180 137 179 137
 Mean 407.6 374.3 404.2 367.4 40.31 31.71 39.42 31.12
 (95% CI) (377.3-437.8) (308.2-440.4) (354.5-454.0) (314.0-420.7) (37.3-43.4) (29.5-33.9) (36.3-42.5) (29.3-32.8)
 Change -33.2 -36.9 -8.6 -8.3
 (95% CI) ((-84.5)-18.0) ((-96.6)-22.8) (-13.2-(-4.1)) (-10.9-(-5.7))
TOTAL 186 155 165 126 244 205 245 189
 Mean 392.01 357.11 394.8 351.4 40.21 31.61 39.02 30.92
 (95% CI) (358.9-425.0) (300.0-414.2) (349.8-439.9) (307.8-395.1) (37.3-43.1) (29.7-33.6) (36.3-41.7) (29.1-32.8)
 Change -34.8 -43.4 -8.5 -8.0
 (95% CI) ((-73.4)-3.7) ((-97.8)-11.0) (-12.6-(-4.5)) (-10.8-(-5.2))

Vitamin B12 1,2Differences between basal and post-intervention level: 1PACAM: Adjusted Wald Test: Men: p < 0.01; Total p = 0.07; 2CONTROL: Adjusted Wald Test: Men: p = 0.06. Folates: Differences between basal and post-intervention level: 1Adjusted Wald Test p < 0.01; 2Adjusted Wald Test p = <0.01.

Sanchez et al.

Sanchez et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:124   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-124

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