Table 2: (a) Difference in haematological investigations between placebo and noni. (b) Bleeding scores and haematological results.
(a)

VariableMean difference placebo versus Noni (95% CI)P value

Haemoglobin (g/dL)−0.08 (−0.41 to 0.26)0.6
Packed cell volume0.005 (−1.21 to 1.22)0.9
ESR (mm/sec)0.79 (0.6 to 0.9)<0.02

(b)

VariablesPlaceboNoni
Mean (SD)Mean (SD)

Hb before study (g/dL)11.68 (1.39)11.52 (1.33)
Hb after study (g/dL)11.75 (1.10)11.74 (1.01)
Hb difference (g/dL)0.07 (0.85)0.22 (0.78)
ESR before study (mm/sec)15.29 (13.07)18.94 (14.46)
ESR after study (mm/sec)13.47 (9.82)10.56 (6.66)
Bleeding score before88.42 (54.76)99.31 (70.69)
Bleeding score after second cycle85.00 (50.37)91.43 (70.37)
Bleeding score after third cycle70.93 (54.39)87.70 (59.70)
Bleeding score difference4.18 (43.72)7.19 (30.41)