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Table 1 Linear regression of body weight in experimental rats

From: Acute and sub-acute toxicity of Echinops kebericho decoction in rats

GroupWeight gainFood consumption
Slope (95%CI)p-valueR2InterpretationSlop (95%CI)p-valueR2Interpretation
Control-Female0.08454 ± 0.15860.61320.04522No change− 0.5674 ± 0.35620.13070.1369No change
150 mg/kg-Female0.1919 ± 0.11850.15660.3040No change0.1455 ± 0.36010.69150.01010No change
300 mg/kg-Female0.1305 ± 0.11440.29730.1784No change−0.2414 ± 0.29050.41830.04135No change
600 mg/kg-Female0.1459 ± 0.12250.27840.1914No change−0.01497 ± 0.33430.96480.0001253No change
Control-Male0.7122 ± 0.22790.02050.6194Gain−0.8286 ± 0.17600.00020.5808Decreased
150 mg/kg-Male−0.3867 ± 0.27120.20370.2532No change0.3500 ± 0.24810.17760.1106No change
300 mg/kg-Male0.3133 ± 0.21920.20280.2540No change−0.5587 ± 0.34360.12350.1418No change
600 mg/kg-Male1.410 ± 0.36220.00800.7164Gain−0.5029 ± 0.29370.10620.1548No change
Combined male and female
 Control0.3984 ± 0.99360.69450.01135No change−0.6980 ± 0.29650.02450.1402Decreased
 150 mg/kg−0.09742 ± 1.5110.94950.0002968No change0.2477 ± 0.26760.36100.02459No change
 300 mg/kg0.2219 ± 1.6320.89380.001319No change−0.4000 ± 0.44510.43920.02320No change
 600 mg/kg0.7781 ± 1.0730.48020.03621No change−0.2589 ± 0.33080.43920.01770No change
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