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Table 2 Performance parameters within weeks for different groups

From: Intra-iliac bone marrow injection as a novel alternative to intra-tibial inoculation in rat model

Time Parameter Injection group P-value
Control Intra-tibial Intra-iliac
First week Initial weight 120.55 ± 5.85a 120.77± 5.78a 127.77 ± 7.86a 0.24
Final weight 144.44 ± 7.74a 137.55 ± 6.20b 134.44± 10.25b 0.05
Body weight gain 23.88 ± 9.04 a 16.88± 3.34b 6.66 ± 11.75c 0.05
Second week Initial weight 144.44 ± 7.74a 137.55 ± 6.20b 134.44± 10.25b 0.05
Final weight 170±0.83a 158.33± 7.49b 176.66±10.92a 0.03
Body weight gain 25.56± 8.70b 20.78± 13.29b 42.22± 13.64a 0.001
Third week Initial weight 170±0.83a 158.33± 7.49b 176.66±10.92a 0.03
Final weight 190 ± 8.66a 168.33± 4.40b 198.33 ± 6.66a 0.002
Body weight gain 20.0 ± 5.77a 10.0 ± 13.22b 21.67± 18.33a 0.01
  1. Result expressed as mean ± standard error. Values bearing different superscripts indicate significance between the groups. The least significant difference (LSD) was used for significance among groups at the significance level (< 0.05)