Variable Control (n=20) Group II (n=16) Group III (n=11) p value
HDL Mean (SD) (CI) 48.8(9) (44.5-53) 62.8(6.5)  (59.2-66.3) 64.2(2.7) (55.6-72.7) 0.0
LDL Mean (SD) (CI) 98.5(19) (89.5-107.4) 101.8(26) (87.7-115.8) 104.9(22) (89.8-120) <0.05
VLDL Mean (SD) (CI) 15.08(11.8) (9.5-20.6) 25.7(8.5) (21.2-30.3) 22.7(9.4) (16.4-29.1) 0.01
Total Chol. Mean (SD) (CI) 162.4(24) (151.1-173.7) 190.3(31.1) (173.7-207) 192(23.4) (176.3-207.8) 0.01
Triglycerides Mean (SD) (CI) 75.4(79) (47.8-103) 128.8(48) (106-151.6) 114(47) (82.3-145.5) 0.01
Values expressed as mean, standard deviation (SD) and confidence interval of the mean of 95% (CI)
Table 2: Biochemical variables analyzed in this study.