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Table 3 Mean changes in vaginal pH between visits

From: Supplementation of standard antibiotic therapy with oral probiotics for bacterial vaginosis and aerobic vaginitis: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

  I vs III I vs IV I vs V III vs IV III vs V IV vs V Vis. I Vis. III Vis. IV Vis. V
Mean pH values SD
placebo Mean = −0.43 Mean = −0.61 Mean = −0.59 Mean = −0.08 Mean = 0.03 Mean = 0.18 5.24 4.77 4.65 4.63
SD = 0.4626 SD = 0.808 SD = 0.499 SD = 0.628 SD = 0.562 SD = 0.725 0.303 0.459 0.434 0.377
prOVag Mean = −0.52 Mean = −0.51 Mean = −0.59 Mean = −0.005 Mean = −0.06 Mean = −0.03 5.25 4.69 4.73 4.65
SD = 0.806 SD = 0.701 SD = 0.567 SD = 0.564 SD = 0.557 SD = 0.386 0.308 0.651 0.480 0.444
  t = 0.660; p = 0.5112 t = 0.638; p = 0.5252 t = 0.031; p = 0.9753 t = 0.824; p = 0.4113 t = 0.829; p = 0.4091 t = −2.038; p = 0.0447 - - - -
  1. SD standard deviation