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Table 3 Metabolic syndrome determinants pre- and post-intervention by group

From: Metabolic impact of a nutrition education program for the promotion of fruit and vegetable consumption with people with severe mental disorders (DIETMENT)

Variables Intervention group Control group
Pre Post p-value Pre Post p-value
Waist circumference (cm) 104.9 (15.2) 105.1 (15.8) 0.766 102.4 (14.9) 102.6 (14.3) 0.771
Blood pressure (mm Hg)
 Systolic 115.6 (14.9) 118.1 (14.3) 0.108 119.4 (15.7) 122.8 (15.0) 0.206
 Diastolic 80.7 (10.3) 82.7 (9.8) 0.177 83.2 (9.9) 82.2 (9.7) 0.492
Triglyceride (mg/dl) 164.6 (90.9) 165.6 (131.9) 0.953 159.5 (141.8) 163.1 (112.2) 0.802
Glycaemia (mg/dl) 92.0 (17.8) 108.3 (61.7) 0.111 104.8 (43.8) 106.0 (53.6) 0.777
HDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 49.1 (14.3) 52.4 (19.3) 0.182 53.5 (10.8) 55.4 (15.8) 0.306
Metabolic syndrome (≥ 3), n (%) 14 (63.6) 14 (63.6) 0.072 8 (36.4) 12 (45.5) 0.005
  1. Data are expressed as mean and standard deviation (SD), unless otherwise stated