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Table 1 Demographic and clinical results

From: Metabolic syndrome improvement in depression six months after prescribing simple hygienic-dietary recommendations

  Active n = 25 Control n = 26 P value
Female sex, N° 20 17 0.24
Age y, Mean (SD) 47.6 (11.6) 50.6 (11.4) 0.36
Major Depression, N° 23 20 0.28
HAM-D increment - 8.80 (8.9) - 5.57 (4.9) 0.11
BDI increment - 8.64 (9.2) - 4.25 (6.3) 0.05
GCI increment - 1.72 (1.3) - 0.69 (1.0) 0.00
BMI increment - 0.11 (1.5) 0.29 (1.6) 0.46
SBP increment - 2.33 (15.7) - 2.04 (16.9) 0.95
DBP increment 1.5 (12.9) - 1.76 (15.0) 0.47
Serum glucose increment - 3.9 (20.7) - 0.6 (21.3) 0.58
Total Cholesterol increment - 3.92 (21.9) 3.76 (39.2) 0.39
LDL Cholesterol increment - 7.00 (19.5) 3.00 (33.14) 0.20
HDL Cholesterol increment 1.76 (8.3) - 0.15 (8.1) 0.40
Triglycerides increment 6.4 (41.9) 9.3(62.8) 0.84
Metabolic Syndrome pre, N° 7 9  
Metabolic Syndrome post, N° 3 10 0.03
  1. Hamilton 17-item scale (HAM-D), Beck Depression Inventory 21-item (BDI, Global Clinical Impression scale (GCI), Body Mass Index (BMI), Systolic Blood Pressure (SBP), Diastolic Blood Pressure (DBP).