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Table 4 Glycemia, blood pressure and lipid profile before and after treatment

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
Diastolic pressure (mmHg) 78.00 (74.00, 95.75) 77.00** (70.00, 87.00) 0.004 75.50 (68.75, 77.75) 75.00 (71.25, 80.50) 0.294
Systolic pressure (mmHg) 117.50 (109.75, 141.50) 112.50** (108.00, 132.50) 0.005 107.50 (103.75, 120.00) 106.50 (104.25, 121.25) 0.803
Glucose (mmol/L) 5.33 (4.09, 6.43) 5.23 (4.95, 5.85) 0.796 5.25 (4.93, 5.66) 5.21 (4.96, 5.68) 0.270
Triglyceride (mmol/L) 2.48 (1.31, 4.40) 2.24 (1.01, 4.18) 0.535 1.78 (1.12, 2.60) 1.74 (1.17, 2.45) 0.208
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 5.19 (5.12, 5.97) 5.25 (4.94, 6.22) 0.070 4.75 (4.36, 5.50) 5.03 (4.50, 5.80) 0.683
High-density lipoprotein (mmol/L) 1.12 (1.08, 1.32) 1.35** (1.00, 1.39) 0.008 1.27 (1.02, 1.50) 1.31 (1.03, 1.50) 0.972
Low-density lipoprotein (mmol/L) 3.38 (2.83, 4.15) 2.84* (2.50, 3.91) 0.049 3.02 (2.61, 3.67) 3.26 (3.03, 3.70) 0.172
Uric acid (μmol/L) 409.00 (317.00, 495.75) 326.00* (291.75, 517.75) 0.038 430.00 (341.75, 531.00) 393.00 (313.50, 474.00) 0.096
  1. Statistical significant difference between before and after treatment in each group (* p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01)