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Table 3

Comparison of absolutes values (g/cm2) and mean percentage changes from baseline of the proximal tibia BMD among the three groups measured at baseline (before OVX), three and six months after OVX. BMD: bone mineral density; OVX: ovariectomy; G: Glycyrrhiza glabra extract. SD: Standard Deviation.

Proximal tibial BMD
Group Baseline, mean ± sd 3 months, mean ± sd 6 months, mean ± sd P value within group % change baseline-3 months, mean ± sd P value between groups 3 months % change baseline- 6 months, mean ± sd P value between groups 6 months
Control 0.390 ± 0.025 0.410 ± 0.019 0.427 ± 0.025 0.002 5.58 ± 6.92 9.84 ± 8.63
OVX 0.407 ± 0.020 0.332 ± 0.019 0.293 ± 0.011 <0.001 −18.42 ± 3.05 < 0.001 −27.86 ± 3.69 < 0.001
OVX + G 0.394 ± 0.035 0.406 ± 0.073 0.390 ± 0.082 <0.663 2.61 ± 13.62 −0.81 ± 14.85