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Table 1 Weight of the study pigs at different timepoints during the study

From: Effect of a live attenuated vaccine against Lawsonia intracellularis in weaned and finishing pig settings in Finland

Timepoint Vaccinated pigs Control pigs Mean difference, kg (SE)* P-value*
n Weight in kg, average (SD)# n Weight in kg, average (SD)#
Weaning 962 7.1 (1.2) 960 6.9 (1.2) 0.1 (0.4) 0.697
Delivery to finishing unit 861 24.1 (7.0) 923 22.9 (6.9) 1.2 (0.4) 0.002
Slaughter 800 103.9 (13.8) 800 100.3 (12.3) 3.6 (0.4) < 0.001
  1. Vaccinated piglets received an oral dose of L. intracellularis vaccine at the age of 3 weeks; control pigs were untreated
  2. n number of pigs
  3. #Descriptive data, * based on the linear mixed model for weight