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Table 2 Physical and laboratory outcomes (mean (SD) unless otherwise indicated)

From: A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial to investigate the effectiveness and safety of a novel green-lipped mussel extract -BioLex® -for managing pain in moderate to severe osteoarthritis of the hip and knee

  n Biolex-GLM Control p-value
Week   0 12 0 12  
Walking (sec) 62 42.7 (12.3) 39.5 (8.9) 41.1 (8.3) 39.2 (6.6) 0.812
Dynamic balance (sec) 50 31.9 (10.7) 28.5 (8.3) 27.8 (9.3) 24.1 (5.9) 0.165
Dynamic balance errors 50 1.6 (2.1) 2.0 (2.2) 1.7 (1.7) 1.2 (1.7) 0.279
Stair climb (sec) 60 13.2 (6.2) 10.2 (4.2) 11.6 (4.7) 10.9 (4.5) 0.207
Sit-to-stand 59 9.3 (3.3) 9.7 (2.8) 9.1 (2.9) 10.6 (2.6) 0.406
Systolic blood pressure 65 133.0 (20.5) 128.0 (25.1) 139.0 (19.2) 133.0 (21.2) 0.858
Diastolic blood pressure 65 77.5 (13.7) 74.9 (14.5) 78.0 (9.1) 78.0 (12.2) 0.140
Cholesterol 41 5.2 (1.1) 5.2 (1.0) 4.8 (0.9) 4.9 (0.8) 0.382
HDL 41 1.5 (0.5) 1.6 (0.4) 1.5 (0.4) 1.6 (0.5) 0.771
Cholesterol:HDL 41 3.6 (0.8) 3.3 (0.8) 3.3 (1.2) 3.3 (1.0) 0.154
LDL 41 3.1 (0.9) 3.0 (0.8) 2.7 (0.8) 2.7 (0.7) 0.291
CRPa 64 1.9 (2.1) 1.7 (2.2) 1.9 (2.0) 2.0 (2.1) 0.297
Trigylceridesa 41 1.3 (1.5) 1.2 (1.5) 1.3 (1.7) 1.2 (1.6) 0.994
  1. aGeometric mean and geometric standard deviation