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Table 3 Waist size: effectiveness of treatments

From: The use of a Cissus quadrangularis/Irvingia gabonensis combination in the management of weight loss: a double-blind placebo-controlled study

  Waist (mean cm) Waist Change (%)
  Initial 4 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 4 Weeks-Initial 8 Weeks-Initial 10 Weeks-Initial
Placebo 102.40 ± 16.26 101.82 ± 12.21 101.76 ± 13.30 101.37 ± 16.55 -0.56 -0.63 -1.00
CQ 99.83 ± 13.38 97.10 ± 18.57 93.81 ± 10.70a 91.20 ± 7.6b -2.73 -6.03 -8.64
CQ-IG 104.30 ± 23.10 98.28 ± 17.41 96.00 ± 12.20b ** 82.42 ± 3.88c ** -5.77 -7.96 -20.98
  1. ap < 0.05; bp < 0.001; cp < 0.0001 compared with Placebo
  2. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.001; ***p < 0.0001 compared with CQ
  3. p < 0.05; p < 0.001 compared with Initial; intra-group analysis