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Table 3 MeanSEM) pre-treatment salivary cortisol, peak height of salivary cortisol, salivary cortisol reactivity and area under the curve for lean and overweight/obese men

From: Cortisol, alpha amylase, blood pressure and heart rate responses to food intake in men aged 50–70 years: importance of adiposity

  Lean Overweight/Obese p value*
(n = 19) (n = 17)
Pre-treatment (μg/dL) 0.411 ± 0.04 0.345 ± 0.03 0.204
Peak height (μg/dL) 0.532 ± 0.06 0.654 ± 0.09 0.251
Reactivity (μg/dL) 0.121 ± 0.06 0.309 ± 0.08 0.083
AUC (μg*min/dL) −3.250 ± 19.49 10.182 ± 18.03 0.039
  1. * Univariate analysis of variance.
  2. AUC Area under the curve.