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Table 2 Change in parameters for the intention to treat cohorts for the energy prescription and reflux diets

From: Dietary intervention in the treatment of patients with cough and symptoms suggestive of airways reflux as determined by Hull airways Reflux Questionnaire

Parameter Energy prescription diet   Reflux diet  
  Baseline End of study Baseline End of study
Baseline weight (Kg)* 89.9 (±13.7) 85.9 (±15.4) 87.5 (±24.0) 82.1 (±24.0)
Baseline BMI (kg/m2)^ 33.6 (30.5, 34.9) 32.5 (28.3, 34.3) 31.8 (28.5, 35.6) 29.7 (26.1, 34.4)
Baseline LCQ score* 6.8 (±2.6) 6.2 (±2.5) 2.58 (±1.61) 13.5 (±3.7)
Baseline Kcal^ 1396.7 (1147.9, 1615.9) 1493.4 (1147.9, 1615.9) 1165.9 (1138.5, 1336.9) 1400.4 (1276.9, 1552.0)
Baseline fat^ 51.2 (31.6, 64.4) 53.7 (48.6, 64.4) 41.4 (35.6, 65.6) 48.7 (47, 71.2)
  1. *Expressed as mean (± standard deviation).
  2. ^Expressed as median (interquartile range).
  3. Abbreviations: Gp Group, N number, M male, F female, Kg kilograms, BMI body mass index, kg/m2 kilogram per metres squared, LCQ Leicester cough questionnaire, Kcal Kilocalories.