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Table 5 Parameters of postprandial ghrelin response

From: Appetite ratings and ghrelin concentrations in young adults after administration of a balanced meal. Does sex matter?

  Women Men P value
Median P25; P75 Median P25; P75
Nadir concentration (ng/ml) 0.7 0.3; 1.1 0.7 0.1; 1.2 1.000
Time to nadir (min) 120 60; 120 120 120; 120 0.111
dAUC0–180 − 95 − 122; − 66 − 47 − 88; − 31 0.041
tAUC0–180 144 105; 240 147 24; 242 0.762
  1. P25 25th percentile, P75 75th percentile, iAUC incremental area under the curve, dAUC decremental area under the curve, tAUC total area under the curve