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Table 4 Plasma total cholesterol level: effectiveness of treatments

From: The use of a Cissus quadrangularis/Irvingia gabonensis combination in the management of weight loss: a double-blind placebo-controlled study

  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
  1. ap < 0.05; bp < 0.001; cp < 0.0001 compared with Placebo
  2. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.001; ***p < 0.0001 compared with CQ
  3. p < 0.05; p < 0.001 compared with Initial; intra-group analysis