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Table 1 General characteristics of study participants

From: The effects of probiotic and selenium co-supplementation on parameters of mental health, hormonal profiles, and biomarkers of inflammation and oxidative stress in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

  Placebo group (n = 30) Probiotic plus selenium group (n = 30) Pa
Age (y) 25.6 ± 3.8 26.0 ± 5.3 0.71
Height (cm) 161.6 ± 4.7 161.0 ± 4.4 0.63
Weight at study baseline (kg) 63.4 ± 7.7 63.9 ± 9.3 0.79
Weight at end-of-trial (kg) 63.2 ± 7.6 63.5 ± 9.2 0.86
Weight change (kg) −0.2 ± 0.7 −0.4 ± 0.5 0.23
BMI at study baseline (kg/m2) 24.0 ± 3.0 24.6 ± 3.3 0.67
BMI at end-of-trial (kg/m2) 24.2 ± 3.0 24.5 ± 3.3 0.73
BMI change (kg/m2) −0.1 ± 0.3 −0.2 ± 0.2 0.23
  1. Data are means± SDs
  2. aObtained from independent-samples t-test