Table 6 |
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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.
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