Table 5.

Plasma concentrations of EGCG from baseline to postintervention by study arm (N = 74)

PlaceboPolyphenon E
25% QuartileMedian75% Quartile25% QuartileMedian75% Quartile
Time (mo)N (EGCG>0)ng/mLng/mLng/mLN (EGCG>0)ng/mLng/mLng/mLPa
00/380000/360001
62/3700022/3506.621.8<0.0001
121/3100013/280011.50.0002
  • aP value comparing all individual patients' plasma EGCG concentrations at each time point between placebo vs. poly E was calculated from the Wilcoxon rank-sum test, two sided.