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Table 2 The average daily weight gain 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 Vaccine Control Mean difference (SE)* P-value*
n Average daily weight gain g/day (SD) n Average daily weight gain g/day (SD)
Weaning-delivery 842 325.1 (123.1)# 905 306.0 (123.3)# 14.8 (6.0) 0.013
Delivery-slaughter 800 938.6§ 800 907.7§ 30.9 (7.4)§ < 0.001
  1. Vaccinated piglets received an oral dose of L. intracellularis vaccine at the age of 2 weeks; control pigs were untreated
  2. n number of pigs
  3. #Descriptive data, * based on the statistical models, § imputed data