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Table 3 Characteristics of dogs which completed the study

From: A randomized, double-blind, prospective, placebo-controlled study of the efficacy of a diet supplemented with curcuminoids extract, hydrolyzed collagen and green tea extract in owner’s dogs with osteoarthritis

Characteristics Control CCOT p-value
Total number of subjects 21 21 NA
Male/female 8/13 10/11 NA
Castrated male/sterilized female/intact 2/9/10 6/7/8 NA
Age at T0 (years) 7.50 ± 2.85 7.56 ± 3.07 0.952
Body weight at T0 (kg) 34.91 ± 11.66 36.43 ± 12.63 0.563
Body weight at T3 (kg) 35.17 ± 11.60 36.13 ± 12.95 0.717
Peak vertical force at T0 (% BW) 69.65 ± 19.86 61.81 ± 11.56 0.618
Pain at manipulation at T0 3.65 ± 2.50 4.19 ± 2.40 0.988
Pain severity at T0 2.46 ± 2.08 2.67 ± 1.82 0.680
Pain interference at T0 3.44 ± 2.71 3.26 ± 2.47 0.898
Most affected joint at T0
 Carpus 1 0 NA
 Elbow 5 2 NA
 Stifle 2 6 NA
 Hip 13 13 NA
  1. Data were expressed as distributions (number of dogs) for categorical characteristics and as mean ± SD for continuous characteristics
  2. T0 study start, T3 after 3 months of diet, study end, NA not applicable, BW body weight