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Table 4 Comparison of mean fasting blood sugar before intervention and two and four weeks after intervention in intervention and control groups

From: The effect of oat bran consumption on gestational diabetes: a randomized controlled clinical trial

Variable Intervention group (n = 51) Control group (n = 53) P-value
Fasting blood sugar before intervention (mg/dl) 104/69 ± 7/51 105.68 ± 8.24 0.549a
Fasting blood sugar two weeks after intervention (mg/dl) 88.49 ± 2.07 99.07 ± 8.14 > 0/001c
Fasting blood sugar four weeks after intervention (mg/dl) 84.59 ± 2.84 92.77 ± 4.97 > 0/001c
P-value > 0/001d > 0/001d  
  1. a: Based on Mann Whitney test
  2. c: Based on t test
  3. d: Based on analysis of variance with repeated measures