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Table 3 Gonadal parameters

From: Eight-hour time-restricted feeding improves endocrine and metabolic profiles in women with anovulatory polycystic ovary syndrome

  Pre Post P-value
TT (ng/mL) 1.00 (0.77–1.26) 0.91 (0.61–1.09) 0.048*
SHBG (nmol/L) 19.00 (11.70–25.10) 22.70 (15.20–33.90)  < 0.001*
FAI (%) 21.91 ± 11.17 16.20 ± 9.56 0.001*
LH (mIU/mL) 13.09 ± 4.83 10.67 ± 5.22 0.176
FSH (mIU/mL) 5.66 (5.06–7.09) 5.21 (4.32–5.51) 0.252
LH/FSH 2.21 (1.72–2.52) 1.81 (1.43–3.07) 0.515
  1. TT: Total testosterone; SHBG: sex hormone-binding globulin; FAI: free androgen index; LH: luteinizing hormone; FSH: follicle-stimulating hormone
  2. The comparison across timepoints has been assessed using Paired t test and Wilcoxon test
  3. Results are expressed as mean ± SD or median (25th–75th percentile)
  4. *P < 0.05