Table 6

Spearman’s partial correlation analysis of probiotic and control groups together (n = 36) for studied variables adjusted for study group, baseline BMI, age, and sex
Associated variables Coefficient r p
BMI Water content** 0.570 0.0007
Lactobacilli content * 0.383 0.0305
Lactobacilli content Putrescine content* 0.475 0.0060
Colonization with TENSIA Morning SBP* −0.527 0.0640
Morning DBP** 0.617 0.0248
Acetylated spermidine Morning DBP** r = −0.417 p = 0.0177
Putrescine** r = 0.714 p < 0.0001
Water content* r = −0.361 p = 0.0426

BMI, body mass index; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; SBP, systolic blood pressure.

*Values at the end of the study.

**Differences between the extent of change (final values - initial values).

TENSIA subgroup analysis (n = 16) for correlations between TENSIA colonization and other studied variables.

Sharafedtinov et al.

Sharafedtinov et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:138   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-138

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