Table 3

Waist size: effectiveness of treatments

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


ap < 0.05; bp < 0.001; cp < 0.0001 compared with Placebo

*p < 0.05; **p < 0.001; ***p < 0.0001 compared with CQ

p < 0.05; p < 0.001 compared with Initial; intra-group analysis

Oben et al. Lipids in Health and Disease 2008 7:12   doi:10.1186/1476-511X-7-12

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