Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2013 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Carica papaya Leaves Juice Significantly Accelerates the Rate of Increase in Platelet Count among Patients with Dengue Fever and Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever

Table 2

Comparison of platelet count in each group based on time.

Type of laboratory investigationInterventional group ( )Control group ( )
Platelet countMean difference (95% CI) valueMean difference (95% CI) value

8–16 hours0.993 (−1.660, 3.645)0.7400.460−1.411 (−3.961, 1.140)−1.0940.276
8–24 hours−0.432 (−4.422, 3.558)−0.2140.8312.213 (−0.523, 4.948)1.6000.112
8–32 hours−2.716 (−7.540, 2.107)−1.1140.2672.775 (−0.796, 6.347)1.5370.127
8–40 hours−7.890 (−14.472, −1.310)−2.3740.0190.867 (−3.472, 5.207)0.3950.693
8–48 hours−16.764 (−24.566, −8.964)−4.256<0.001−7.703 (−14.055, 1.351)−2.3990.018

Repeated measure ANCOVA within group analysis was applied followed by multiple paired -tests.
*Bonferroni correction was applied by correcting the level of significance (0.05/5 = 0.01). Potential covariate (age) was controlled by using repeated measures ANCOVA (ANCOVA controlled for age).

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