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Table 3 Effect of green tea polyphenols supplementation and Tai Chi exercise on quality of life in postmenopausal osteopenic women

From: Green tea polyphenols supplementation and Tai Chi exercise for postmenopausal osteopenic women: safety and quality of life report

  Treatment groups P(ANOVA)
Domain Placebo GTP Placebo+TC GTP+TC Time Time ± GTP Time ± TC Time ± GTP TC
Physical function      < 0.001 0.214 0.414 0.453
Baseline 77.7 ± 21.4 77.6 ± 21.7 78.4 ± 16.3 80.4 ± 19.1     
12 week 72.9 ± 28.8 81.8 ± 21.2 80.9 ± 15.7 84.1 ± 15.6     
24 week 65.9 ± 20.6 68.4 ± 20.4 68.1 ± 16.3 69.4 ± 16.4     
Role-physical      0.136 0.477 0.578 0.466
Baseline 80.0 ± 34.7 78.4 ± 30.1 81.8 ± 33.2 84.6 ± 28.2     
12 week 85.7 ± 28.6 83.8 ± 30.7 80.4 ± 36.4 86.8 ± 26.3     
24 week 80.7 ± 31.6 89.2 ± 23.9 85.1 ± 28.5 89.7 ± 24.7     
Bodily pain      0.703 0.679 0.947 0.791
Baseline 73.8 ± 19.2 73.2 ± 17.5 74.5 ± 17.3 76.6 ± 15.3     
12 week 73.4 ± 19.3 74.2 ± 18.1 74.9 ± 16.5 76.2 ± 14.9     
24 week 74.5 ± 18.4 73.9 ± 17.0 77.3 ± 16.4 76.1 ± 17.2     
General health      0.168 0.676 0.917 0.114
Baseline 76.6 ± 16.5 72.9 ± 19.7 75.4 ± 16.2 76.4 ± 18.2     
12 week 77.8 ± 13.6 75.1 ± 21.4 77.1 ± 16.4 77.3 ± 16.9     
24 week 75.2 ± 16.0 76.0 ± 20.1 77.5 ± 16.2 76.5 ± 17.1     
Vitality      0.064 0.305 0.576 0.160
Baseline 63.0 ± 20.7 58.0 ± 24.1 60.8 ± 23.0 64.7 ± 18.9     
12 week 62.3 ± 22.4 59.5 ± 23.5 63.1 ± 21.7 67.9 ± 17.5     
24 week 60.6 ± 19.7 64.2 ± 22.7 65.4 ± 22.7 68.7 ± 19.1     
Social function      0.250 0.731 0.338 0.986
Baseline 89.3 ± 20.8 86.8 ± 20.2 85.1 ± 22.4 86.8 ± 16.6     
12 week 88.6 ± 20.2 88.2 ± 20.8 87.5 ± 22.8 91.9 ± 14.7     
24 week 85.7 ± 22.7 85.1 ± 22.4 86.1 ± 24.1 89.3 ± 18.2     
Role-emotional      0.464 0.918 0.036 0.815
Baseline 87.6 ± 29.2 88.3 ± 25.1 77.5 ± 36.9 81.4 ± 30.9     
12 week 89.5 ± 27.7 85.6 ± 31.0 81.1 ± 35.6 87.3 ± 30.7     
24 week 85.7 ± 32.6 82.9 ± 33.0 88.3 ± 26.3 91.2 ± 20.6     
Mental health      0.629 0.931 0.003 0.232
Baseline 80.2 ± 12.6 81.5 ± 11.5 77.4 ± 14.9 76.9 ± 15.7     
12 week 80.8 ± 14.4 78.7 ± 14.3 78.3 ± 16.9 82.0 ± 10.8     
24 week 78.6 ± 13.9 77.3 ± 17.1 81.3 ± 12.4 82.6 ± 10.0     
  1. Data represent mean ± standard deviation (SD).