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Research Article

The Efficacy of Acupuncture on Anthropometric Measures and the Biochemical Markers for Metabolic Syndrome: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study

Table 2

Simple parameters of body fat.

VariableGroup2 weeks4 weeks 8 weeks 12 weeks3-month follow-up
Mean ± SD,PMean ± SD,PMean ± SD,PMean ± SD,PMean ± SD,P

WCAcupuncture≤0.0010.0020.0010.0030.002
Sham
WeightAcupuncture0.1530.0580.0020.0110.007
Sham
BMIAcupuncture0.1580.620.0010.0100.007
Sham
WHRAcupuncture0.0040.0320.0280.0040.010
Sham
HCAcupuncture0.3840.1070.0850.1180.054
Sham

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