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Table 3 Comparison between each group before and after treatment and the two studied groups according to total cholesterol 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

Total cholesterol Groups T test
Group I Group II t P value
Before
Range 117–190 mg/dl 130–256 mg/dl − 3.633 <0.001*
Mean ± SD 153.260 ± 20.101 mg/dl 174.000 ± 35.001 mg/dl
After
Range 129–207 mg/dl 135–223 mg/dl − 0.932 0.354
Mean ± SD 174.120 ± 19.050 mg/dl 178.200 ± 24.396 mg/dl
Differences
Mean ± SD − 20.860 ± 11.889 mg/dl − 4.200 ± 21.928 mg/dl   
Paired test
Pvalue <0.001* 0.182  
  1. t Student’s t test, p p value for comparing between the two groups
  2. *highly significant