Table 6

Changes in serum albumin concentration (g/l) for each recruit group before and up to five days after the military exercise, with significant reductions in five of six recruit groups

NBefore (SD)After (SD)δp ValueSignificance
NS, not significant; S, significant.
G14149.3 (2)48.7 (3)−0.60.0160S
G2949.1 (4)46.7 (2)−2.40.0076S
G31248.2 (3)46.6 (3)−1.60.0487S
G41548.5 (2)48.5 (2)0.00.9439NS
G53950.6 (2)48.5 (4)−2.10.0014S
G64149.5 (3)48.0 (3)−1.50.0016S