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Table 4 Serum lipid concentrations in men and women controls

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 = 69) (n = 85)  
Total cholesterol (mmol/l) 4.38 (4.12–4.63) 4.32 (4.11–4.53) 0.75
Triglycerides (mmol/l) 1.11 (0.97–1.25) 0.92 (0.81–1.02) 0.03
HDL–C (mmol/l) 1.20 (1.12–1.27 1.32 (1.22–1.42) 0.05
LDL–C (mmol/l) 2.70 (2.50–2.90) 2.60 (2.40–2.80) 0.51
sdLDL–C (mmol/l) 0.76 (0.65–0.86) 0.83 (0.70–0.96) 0.39
lbLDL–C (mmol/l) 1.94 (1.72–2.16) 1.77 (1.57–1.96) 0.25
%LDL as sdLDL 31.46 (24.97–37.96) 33.89 (28.86–38.93) 0.56
  1. Values are expressed as mean (95% confidence interval), Unpaired student’s t-test, P < 0.05 = significant