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Table 1 Baseline measures

From: A soy-based phosphatidylserine/ phosphatidic acid complex (PAS) normalizes the stress reactivity of hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal-axis in chronically stressed male subjects: a randomized, placebo-controlled study

  Age [years] Height [m] Body mass [kg] BMI [kg/m2] WHR Systolic blood pressure [mmHG] Diastolic blood pressure [mmHG] Heart rate [bpm]
Placebo group        
Mean 26.64 1.81 83.68 25.45 0.86 127.64 71.08 69.16
SE 1.48 0.02 2.26 0.56 0.01 2.08 1.64 1.89
N 25 25 25 25 24 25 25 25
PAS 200 group     
Mean 25.92 1.82 84.8 25.59 0.86 131.68 73.64 73.32
SE 1.32 0.02 3.11 0.73 0.01 1.5 2.11 2.49
N 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25
PAS 400 group     
Mean 26.48 1.83 85.2 25.59 0.87 129.12 73.56 71.2
SE 1.37 0.01 2.32 0.8 0.01 2.52 2.39 2.84
N 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25
Group differences a       
χ2 0.077 0.250 0.684 0.252 0.550 2,717 1,011 1,758
df 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
p 0.962 0.882 0.711 0.882 0.760 0.257 0.603 0.415
  1. abased on Kruskal Wallis H test.
  2. PAS 200 group: 200 mg PA & 200 mg PS per day; PAS 400 group: 400 mg PA & 400 mg PS per day.
  3. PA = phosphatidic acid, PS = phosphatidylserine, mg = milligrams, m = meter, kg = kilograms, mmHG = millimeter of mercury, bpm = beats per minute, SE = Standard Error, N = Sample Size.