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Table 5 Serum lipid concentrations in men with diabetes compared with men without diabetes

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 Diabetes Controls P-value
  (n = 60) (n = 69)  
Total cholesterol (mmol/l) 4.75 (4.45-5.05) 4.38 (4.12-4.63) 0.068
Triglycerides (mmol/l) 1.39 (1.23-1.56) 1.11 (1.09-1.25) 0.012
HDL-C (mmol/l) 1.11 (1.04-1.19) 1.20 (1.12-1.27) 0.116
LDL-C (mmol/l) 3.02 (2.76-3.28) 2.70 (2.50-2.90) 0.759
sdLDL-C (mmol/l) 1.38 (1.23-1.53) 0.76 (0.65-0.86) < 0.001
lbLDL-C (mmol/l) 1.64 (1.41-1.89) 1.94 (1.72-2.16) 0.069
%LDL as sdLDL 47.50 (42.84-52.16) 31.46 (24.97-37.96) 0.001
  1. Values are expressed as mean (95% confidence interval), Unpaired student’s t-test, P < 0.05 = significant