Table 2

Comparison of percentages of positive findings in treatment versus control groups after 12-week clinical study

Positive(%)


Items

Treatment

(n = 44)

Control

(n = 45)

Χ2 Value

P Value


Joint pain

43.2*

71.1


Joint stiffness

22.7*

42.2

3.85

0.050


Joint tenderness

45.5*

71.1

6.03

0.014


Joint activity limitation

27.3*

44.4

2.85

0.091


* P < 0.01 when comparing these variables before versus after the study in the treatment group.

Xie et al. Nutrition Journal 2008 7:31   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-7-31

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