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Table 4 Anthropometric measures and blood pressure in curcumin and placebo groups

From: The effect of curcumin supplementation on anthropometric indices, insulin resistance and oxidative stress in patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomized, double-blind clinical trial

Parameters Time Curcumin group (sd ± mean) Control group (sd ± mean) P2
Weight (kg) Baseline 78 ± 13.28 74.04 ± 11.5 0.32
Week 10 77 ± 13.6 74.23 ± 12.3 0.44
P1 0.01 0.5  
Mean changes − 0.64 ± 0.22 0.19 ± 0.37 0.04
BMI (kg/m2) Baseline 29.2 ± 3.76 28.2 ± 2.5 0.33
Week 10 28.9 ± 3.73 28.1 ± 2.5 0.5
P1 0.03 0.6  
Mean changes 0.3 ± 0.03 0.1 ± 0 0.08
Hip circumference (cm) Baseline 109 ± 8.34 107 ± 5.07 0.35
Week 10 108 ± 8.02 107 ± 5.14 0.80
P1 0.05 0.2  
Mean changes − 1 ± 0.32 0 ± 0.46 0.01
Waist circumference (cm) Baseline 101 ± 8.52 97 ± 8.20 0.10
Week 10 100 ± 8.92 96 ± 8.09 0.19
P1 0.06 0.2  
Mean changes − 1.2 ± 0.4 − 0.43 ± 0.11 0.26
Systolic blood pressure (mmgh) Baseline 12 ± 2.01 12 ± 1.49 0.86
Week 10 12 ± 1.65 12 ± 1.66 0.52
P1 0.91 0.37  
Mean changes 0 ± 1.67 0 ± 1.41 0.62
Diastolic blood pressure (mmgh) Baseline 8 ± 1.41 7.5 ± 1.12 0.53
Week 10    
P1 8 ± 1.25 7 ± 0.76 0.02
Mean changes 0 ± 1.08 − 0.5 ± 1.02 0.13
  1. P1: obtained from paired t-test (p: 0.05)
  2. P2: obtained from Independent sample t-test (p: 0.05)