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Table 2 Effects of a 2-year soy trial on serum levels of inflammatory markers1

From: Inflammatory markers in a 2-year soy intervention among premenopausal women

Marker Time (months) Control Intervention P-values
   N Mean SD N Mean SD Group Time Interaction
CRP (mg/L) 0 92 2.3 3.3 90 1.9 3.1    
  3 84 2.3 3.4 82 1.7 2.8    
  6 86 2.6 3.7 85 1.8 3.5    
  12 89 2.2 3.1 86 1.6 2.6    
  24 85 2.1 3.0 83 2.6 4.5 0.47 0.35 0.48
IL-6 (pg/mL) 0 93 1.4 1.5 90 1.1 0.7    
  3 84 1.5 1.8 82 1.1 0.5    
  6 88 1.3 1.0 86 1.2 1.0    
  12 89 1.3 1.2 86 1.1 0.6    
  24 85 1.3 1.2 83 1.2 0.9 0.21 0.15 0.51
Adiponectin (μg/mL) 0 93 8.1 3.7 90 7.9 4.1    
  3 84 8.2 3.5 82 7.8 4.3    
  6 89 8.4 4.0 86 8.2 4.5    
  12 89 8.3 4.0 85 7.6 4.0    
  24 85 8.4 3.9 83 7.9 3.9 0.61 0.88 0.71
Leptin (ng/mL) 0 93 19.1 15.8 90 19.4 15.0    
  3 84 20.0 17.3 82 19.6 15.2    
  6 88 20.7 16.8 86 19.6 14.9    
  12 89 21.1 17.1 86 19.4 14.3    
  24 85 21.0 18.0 83 19.2 14.9 0.43 0.03 0.20
  1. 1Obtained from mixed linear models; log-transformed values were used (except adiponectin) and back-transformed means are presented.