Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2009 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

One Year Sustainability of Risk Factor Change from a 9-Week Workplace Intervention

Table 2

Blood biochemistry for 50 subjects over 12 weeks.

Week 0Week 3Week 6Week 9Week 12P
Mean±SDMean±SDMean±SDMean±SDMean±SD

Total cholesterol, mmol/L5.7±1.15.5±1.0*5.4±1.0*5.5±1.0*5.3±1.0*<.001
LDL cholesterol, mmol/L3.6±1.03.5±0.93.4±1.0*3.4±0.9*3.3±0.9*<.001
HDL cholesterol, mmol/L1.47±0.311.40±0.301.37±0.301.46±0.321.47±0.31.19
Total cholesterol /HDL4.03±1.114.08±1.124.09±1.114.00±1.083.74±0.95*
Triglyceride, mmol/L1.3±0.71.3±0.71.3±0.71.5±0.91.2±0.6.59
Glucose, mmol/L5.2±0.55.1±0.55.0±0.55.0±0.55.1±0.5.16
Insulin, pmol/L56±2757±2953±2657±2854±30.49
HOMA B%90±2893±2791±2797±2789±27.79
HOMA S%121±55115±66122±53119±54120±45.12
AOA (μmol/L)1221±4231260±4251293±4791338±451*1336±514.03
TBAR (mmol/L)1.79±0.251.77±0.251.78±0.231.79±0.251.80±0.25 .37

*Significantly different to week 0; P value for changes over time by repeated measures ANOVA with sex as fixed effect (time sex effects were nonsignificant for all variables); women significantly different to men, HOMA homeostatic model assessment, AOA antioxidant activity, TBAR thiobarbituric acid reactive substances.

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