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Table 6 Comparison between each group before and after treatment and the two studied groups according to LDL 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

LDL Groups T test
Group I Group II t P value
Before
Range 56–94 mg/dl 60–140 mg/dl − 4.501 <0.001*
Mean ± SD 74.700 ± 9.921 mg/dl 91.140 ± 23.844 mg/dl
After
Range 59–114 mg/dl 60–128 mg/dl − 0.166 0.869
Mean ± SD 93.300 ± 12.090 mg/dl 93.760 ± 15.491 mg/dl
Differences
Mean ± SD − 18.600 ± 7.762 mg/dl − 2.620 ± 18.147 mg/dl   
Paired test
Pvalue <0.001* 0.312  
  1. t Student’s t test, p p value for comparing between the two groups
  2. *highly significant