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Table 4 Gastrointestinal activity values

From: Effects of a late supper on digestion and the absorption of dietary carbohydrates in the following morning

  Examination conditions
  Usual conditions Late conditions P value a
OCTT (minutes) 278 ± 53b 315 ± 27b 0.023
UDC (g) 9.16 ± 7.78 5.48 ± 4.62 0.029
% UDC 12.6 ± 10.6 8.0 ± 6.8 0.016
Whole gut transit time (hours) 30.7 ± 16.4 34.4 ± 18.3 0.389
  1. aStudent’s paired t test.
  2. bValues are Mean ± SD.
  3. OCTT oro-cecal transit time, UDC unabsorbed dietary carbohydrates, % UDC percentage of unabsorbed dietary carbohydrates in the total carbohydrates in the breakfast.