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World J Gastroenterol. Dec 14, 2011; 17(46): 5097-5104
Published online Dec 14, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i46.5097
Table 3 Leptin and ghrelin concentrations at baseline and end of follow-up in patients infected with hepatitis C virus genotypes-1 and -3 by response to therapy, as well as mixed effect model derived estimates of differences in mean scores (mean ± SD)
VariableRespondersNon-respondersP-value for the adjusted difference1
Baseline (ng/mL)30.99 (9.185)38.43 (11.58)NS
End of Follow-up (ng/mL)23.76 (8.055)34.10 (11.53)0.01
Baseline (ng/mL)0.532 (0.410)0.377 (0.223)0.01
End of Follow-up (ng/mL)0.438 (0.288)0.345 (0.237)0.05