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Table 6 Systolic blood pressure depending on body weight, sodium intake and serum cortisol (age-adjusted)

From: Effect of a conventional energy-restricted modified diet with or without meal replacement on weight loss and cardiometabolic risk profile in overweight women

Body weight    
Group Difference RC B P
C (n = 34) -5.0 ± 3.5 3.516 0.001
MR (n = 33) -6.6 ± 2.6 1.028 0.480
Urinary sodium    
Group Difference RC B P
C (n = 34) 3.5 ± 70.6 -0.051 0.383
MR (n = 33) -29.7 ± 86.7 0.068 0.106
Serum cortisol    
Group Difference RC B P
C (n = 34) 95.2 ± 164.6 0.041 0.105
MR (n = 33) 118.7 ± 159.1 -0.015 0.515
  1. abbreviations used: C, control group; MR, meal replacement group; RC B, regression coefficient B