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Table 4 MeanSEM) pre-treatment salivary alpha amylase, peak height of salivary alpha amylase, salivary alpha amylase 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 (U/ml) 135 ± 19.6 126 ± 16.5 0.716
Peak height (U/ml) 228 ± 33.7 242 ± 37.1 0.771
Reactivity (U/ml) 93 ± 25.0 117 ± 26.4 0.510
AUC (U*min/ml) 2288 ± 1427 2863 ± 4254 0.751
  1. *Univariate Analysis of Variance.
  2. AUC Area under the curve.