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Table 4 Comparison between each group before and after treatment and the two studied groups according to triglyceride 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

Triglyceride Groups T test
Group I Group II t P value
Before
Range 60–142 mg/dl 67–194 mg/dl − 1.175 0.243
Mean ± SD 113.220 ± 22.933 mg/dl 120.320 ± 36.072 mg/dl
After
Range 53–152 mg/dl 65–168 mg/dl − 3.599 0.001*
Mean ± SD 105.660 ± 23.272 mg/dl 124.100 ± 27.763 mg/dl
Differences
Mean ± SD 7.560 ± 11.608 mg/dl − 3.780 ± 23.342 mg/dl   
Paired test
Pvalue <0.001* 0.258  
  1. t Student’s t test, p p value for comparing between the two groups
  2. *highly significant