Table 3 

Acute Phase: Mean change in Outcome Measures after Treatment Assignment 

Variable 
Egg (n = 40) 
Sausage & Cheese (n = 40) 
pvalue 


Baseline Brachial Artery Diameter (mm) 
4.0 ± 0.8 
4.0 ± 0.7 
0.79* 
Flow Mediated Dilatation (%) 

Baseline 
5.9 ± 4.6 
5.2 ± 3.6 
0.45* 
Postprandial 
6.3 ± 5.3 
5.6 ± 4.5 

Change 
0.4 ± 1.9 (P = 0.22) 
0.4 ± 2.4 (P = 0.34) 
0.99 
Adjusted change† 
0.3 ± 2.1 (P = 0.46) 
0.4 ± 2.1 (P = 0.31) 
0.84 
Stimulus adjusted response measure 

Baseline 
0.10 ± 0.12 
0.06 ± 0.06 
0.05* 
Postprandial 
0.08 ± 0.09 
0.07 ± 0.06 

Change 
0.02 ± 0.11 (P = 0.31) 
0.00 ± 0.08 (P = 0.89) 
0.35 


Values are mean ± SD; pvalue obtained from ANOVA for repeated measurements except otherwise stated; Change = Postprandial  Baseline; *pvalue obtain from Student's ttest; pvalues in parenthesis indicate withingroup pvalues; † obtained from generalized linear models, controlling for age, blood pressure, LDL and BMI 

Njike et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:28 doi:10.1186/14752891928 