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Table 3 Serum lipid concentration in diabetic men and women

From: Elevation of small, dense low density lipoprotein cholesterol—a possible antecedent of atherogenic lipoprotein phenotype in type 2 diabetes patients in Jos, North-Central Nigeria

Variable Men Women P–value
  (n = 60) (n = 116)  
Total Cholesterol (mmol/l) 4.75 (4.45–5.05) 5.37 (5.13–5.16) < 0.01
Triglycerides (mmol/l) 1.39 (1.23–1.54) 1.43 (1.32–1.55) 0.68
HDL–C (mmol/l) 1.11 (1.04–1.19) 1.26 (0.99–1.33) 0.01
LDL–C (mmol/l) 3.02 (2.76–3.28) 3.46 (3.23–3.69) 0.01
sdLDL–C (mmol/l) 1.38 (1.23–1.53) 1.48 (1.36–1.60) 0.32
lbLDL–C (mmol/l) 1.64 (1.41–1.87) 1.98 (1.77–2.19) 0.03
%LDL as sdLDL 47.50 (42.84–52.16) 44.83 (41.39–48.27) 0.37
  1. Values are expressed as mean (95% Confidence interval of the mean); Unpaired Student’s t-tests, P < 0.05 = significant