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Table 8 Comparison between each group before and after treatment and the two studied groups according to fasting insulin 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

Fasting insulin Groups T test
Group I Group II t P value
Before
Range 4–19 mIU/L 3–14 mIU/L 6.005 <0.001*
Mean ± SD 11.480 ± 3.315 mIU/L 7.620 ± 3.109 mIU/L
After
Range 5–16 mIU/L 3–13 mIU/L 3.119 0.002*
Mean ± SD 9.720 ± 2.214 mIU/L 8.220 ± 2.582 mIU/L
Differences
Mean ± SD 1.760 ± 3.255 mIU/L − 0.600 ± 2.695 mIU/L   
Paired test
Pvalue <0.001* 0.122  
  1. t Student’s t test, p p value for comparing between the two groups
  2. *highly significant