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Table 2 Diseases, medication, and smoking in the control and plant stanol ester groups

From: The effects of plant stanol ester consumption on arterial stiffness and endothelial function in adults: a randomised controlled clinical trial

  Control group (n=46) Staest group (n=46) Pa
Diseases    
Hypertension (n) 6 9 0.574
Diabetes (n) 1 0 1
Cancer, remission (n) 2 4 0.677
Cholelithiasis (n) 2 0 0.495
Arthritis (n) 0 1 1
Celiac disease (n) 1 1 1
Hypothyreosis (n) 3 2 1
Asthma (n) 3 2 1
Hypertension    
Calcium channel blockers (n) 1 2 1
Beta blockers (n) 0 2 0.495
Diuretics (n) 1 1 1
Angiotensin converting enzyme- or angiotensin receptor blocking agents (n) 3 3 1
Hormonal medication    
Thyroxin (n) 3 3 1
Contraceptives (n) 3 1 0.623
Hormone replacement therapy (n) 8 7 1
Smoking (n) 5 2 0.434
  1. aDifference between the groups (Fisher exact test). Staest, plant stanol ester.