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Table 1 Changes in anthropometric parameters and blood pressure after intervention with oats

From: Effects of 3 g of soluble fiber from oats on lipid levels of Asian Indians - a randomized controlled, parallel arm study

   Per protocol Intention-to-treata
Variable   Control (n = 33) Intervention (n = 36)    Control (n = 40) Intervention (n = 40)   
   Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Difference (95% CI) p value Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Difference p value
ANTHROPOMETRY
 Body Weight (Kg) Baseline 71.2 ± 10.5 69.9 ± 9.3 - 0.6 71.3 ± 11.1 70.4 ± 9.42 - 0.7
  Post intervention 71.3 ± 10.4 69.6 ± 9.5 1.6 (−3.2, 6.4) 0.5 71.3 ± 11.1 70.1 ± 9.4 1.16 (−3.4, 5.7) 0.6
 Waist Circumference (cm) Baseline 93.8 ± 7.8 92.9 ± 9.2 - 0.7 94.5 ± 8.8 93.2 ± 9.3 - 0.5
  Post intervention 93.6 ± 8.3 91.8 ± 8.3 1.8 (−2.2, 5.8) 0.4 94.3 ± 9.4 92.1 ± 8.6   0.3
 Hip Circumference (cm) Baseline 96.9 ± 6.3 96.3 ± 6.9 - 0.7 98.7 ± 9.8 96.5 ± 7.1 - 0.3
  Post intervent ion 96.9 ± 7.1 95.5 ± 7.3 1.5 (−1.9, 4.9) 0.4 98.7 ± 10.3 95.8 ± 7.3 2.9 (−0.9, 6.8) 0.2
 Body Mass Index (BMI) (Kg/m2) Baseline 25.9 ± 2.7 25.2 ± 3.5 - 0.3 26.3 ± 3.9 25.5 ± 3.6 - 0.3
  Post intervention 25.9 ± 2.7 25.1 ± 3.5 0.83 (−0.7, 2.4) 0.3 26.3 ± 3.9 25.4 ± 3.6 0.9 (−0.7, 2.6) 0.3
BLOOD PRESSURE
 Systolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) Baseline 117.1 ± 13.7 118.2 ± 9.8 - 0.7 117.4 ± 12.9 117.8 ± 9.4 - 0.9
  Post intervention 117.4 ± 8.2 117.6 ± 8.1 −0.3 (−4.2, 3.6) 0.8 117.6 ± 8.3 117.4 ± 7.8 0.2 (−3.4, 3.8) 0.9
 Diastolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) Baseline 74.5 ± 8.7 75.8 ± 7.5 - 0.5 74.8 ± 8.4 75.6 ± 7.2 - 0.6
  Post intervention 74.7 ± 5.01 75.3 ± 6.2 −0.6 (−3.3, 2.1) 0.6 74.9 ± 5.3 75.2 ± 6.1 −0.3 (−2.8, 2.3) 0.8
  1. aSubjects who were not available post intervention, pre-intervention values were carried forward as post intervention values assuming that intervention did not have an effect on them