Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2013 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Cardiovascular Protective Effects of Adjunctive Alternative Medicine (Salvia miltiorrhiza and Pueraria lobata) in High-Risk Hypertension

Table 4

Percent change of FMD from baseline.

GroupBaseline (mm)6 months (%)12 months (%) value1 value2

D&G (1 gm) 21.627.80.0010.001
D&G (2 gm) 24.732.20.0010.001
D&G (2 gm + 1 gm) 23.230.20.0010.001
Placebo 10.015.50.0010.001
value30.8670.1470.171
value40.2750.0630.05
value50.4650.0310.028

value1: comparison of 6 months versus baseline.
value2: comparison of 12 months versus baseline.
value3: comparison between D&G (1 gm) with placebo (Kruskal-Wallis test).
value4: comparison between D&G (2 gm) with placebo (Kruskal-Wallis test).
value5: comparison between D&G (2 gm + 1 gm) with placebo (Mann-Whitney test).

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