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Table 2 Comparison of anthropometric measurement values in two groups

From: Polyglycolic acid sutures embedded in abdominal acupoints for treatment of simple obesity in adults: a randomized control trial

  PASET group Control group
Before treatment After treatment p value Before treatment After treatment p value
Weight (kg) 83.05 (75.30, 92.80) 78.90** (72.73, 89.40) 0.000 83.05 (72.37, 93.15) 81.55* (71.96, 93.30) 0.021
BMI (kg/m2) 31.45 (28.79, 32.88) 29.88** (27.48, 30.65) 0.003 30.68 (28.68, 32.12) 30.07 (28.42, 34.64) 0.218
WC (cm) 103.10 (98.00, 107.90) 95.50** (92.95, 101.00) 0.000 101.00 (97.10, 107.25) 102.50 (96.00, 105.75) 0.775
HC (cm) 107.00 (101.03, 112.00) 101.00** (98.00, 108.50) 0.000 109.00 (104.80, 111.00) 108.60 (104.75, 114.60) 0.635
WtHR 0.59 (0.58, 0.64) 0.56** (0.53, 0.59) 0.000 0.58 (0.55, 0.59) 0.58 (0.56, 0.61) 0.081
WHR 0.96 (0.92, 1.00) 0.94** (0.93, 0.96) 0.004 0.91 (0.89, 0.98) 0.91 (0.90, 0.97) 0.653
  1. Statistical significant difference between before and after treatment in each group (* p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01)