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Table 11 Comparison between each group before and after treatment and the two studied groups according to serum adiponectin level

From: Impact of direct-acting antiviral therapy on metabolic profiles and adiponectin serum level in different categories of patients with chronic hepatitis C infection

Serum adiponectin Groups T test
Group I Group II t P value
Before
Range 1.5–30μg/ml 1.8–40 μg/ml − 1.902 0.060
Mean ± SD 11.958 ± 7.800 μg/ml 15.454 ± 10.394 μg/ml
After
Range 1–27 μg/ml 1.5–34 μg/ml − 1.122 0.265
Mean ± SD 11.734 ± 7.793 μg/ml 13.514 ± 8.067 μg/ml
Differences
Mean ± SD 0.224 ± 5.240 μg/ml 1.940 ± 6.987 μg/ml   
Paired test
Pvalue 0.764 0.055  
  1. t Student’s t test, p p value for comparing between the two groups