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Table 2 Primary and secondary outcome at 3 months

From: Dietary salt reduction in rural patients with albuminurea using family and community support: the Mima study

Variables Intervention group
(n = 14)
Control group
(n = 22)
Between-group difference
(p valuea)
Primary outcome    
   ACR (mg/gCr)    
Baseline 706.1 ± 1081.2 212.5 ± 322.5  
After 3 months 440.0 ± 656.3 163.5 ± 161.5  
Change -266.1 ± 436.3 -49.0 ± 261.2 0.070
Within-group difference
(p valueb)
0.040 0.388  
Secondary outcome    
   Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)    
Baseline 145.1 ± 13.9 134.9 ± 13.1  
After 3 months 130.9 ± 12.9 130.9 ± 14.0  
Change -14.3 ± 13.9 -4.0 ± 14.6 0.043
Within-group difference
(p valueb)
0.002 0.212  
   Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)    
Baseline 67.1 ± 8.3 66.4 ± 12.2  
After 3 months 62.7 ± 7.6 66.8 ± 7.8  
Change -4.4 ± 7.6 0.5 ± 11.3 0.165
Within-group difference
(p valueb)
0.048 0.853  
  1. Abbreviation: ACR, urine albumin-creatinine ratio
  2. Data are mean ± SD.
  3. aTwo-way ANOVA
  4. bPaired t-test