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Table 5 Plasma LDL 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

  LDL cholesterol (mean mg/dL) Change (%)
  Initial 4 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 4 Weeks-Initial 8 Weeks-Initial 10 Weeks-Initial
Placebo 76.13 ± 8.02 79.47 ± 7.50 74.35 ± 9.02 73.87 ± 8.44 4.38 -2.34 -2.96
CQ 80.41 ± 8.30 66.30 ± 11.06b 63.69 ± 8.79b 64.20 ± 11.13b -17.55 -20.78 -20.16
CQ-IG 86.11 ± 7.82 60.30 ± 9.39b ** 57.28 ± 8.36b ** 44.18 ± 10.02a ** -29.96 -33.48 -48.69
  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