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Table 3 Percent change of lipid parameters in each treatment group at the end of the first phase

From: Effects of pravastatin, phytosterols, and combination therapy on lipid profile in HIV-infected patients: an open-labelled, randomized cross-over study

Lipid parameters Pravastatin (n = 11) Phytosterols (n = 8) Combination (n = 15) p value
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
TC −17.79 5.44 −4.16 7.60 −17.70 12.64 0.006*
TG −16.33 29.82 −4.08 23.98 −0.52 42.09 0.516
HDL-c 5.27 8.47 −0.07 14.07 −2.31 12.97 0.290
LDL-c −28.76 9.32 −9.12 7.84 −27.08 15.68 0.003*
  1. * Significantly different between either pravastatin or combination compared to phytosterols group (p = 0.002).