Table 4

Plasma total cholesterol level: effectiveness of treatments

Total cholesterol (mean mg/dL)

Change (%)


Initial

4 weeks

8 weeks

10 weeks

4 Weeks-Initial

8 Weeks-Initial

10 Weeks-Initial


Placebo

146.20 ± 38.14

140.40 ± 11.11

150.06 ± 13.20

149.47 ± 19.16

-3.965

2.64

2.23

CQ

150.34 ± 21.24

122.31 ± 15.56b

116.40 ± 17.30b

110.21 ± 9.34b

-18.64

-22.57

-26.69

CQ-IG

153.21 ± 20.21

108.45 ± 18.21b **

89.48 ± 10.66b ***

85.33 ± 7.80b ***

-29.21

-41.59

-44.30


ap < 0.05; bp < 0.001; cp < 0.0001 compared with Placebo

*p < 0.05; **p < 0.001; ***p < 0.0001 compared with CQ

p < 0.05; p < 0.001 compared with Initial; intra-group analysis

Oben et al. Lipids in Health and Disease 2008 7:12   doi:10.1186/1476-511X-7-12

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