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Table 6 Serum lipid concentrations in women with diabetes compared with women 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 = 116) (n = 85)  
Total cholesterol (mmol/l) 5.37 (5.13–5.61) 4.32 (4.11–4.53) < 0.001
Triglycerides (mmol/l) 1.43 (1.32–1.55) 0.92 (0.81–1.02) < 0.001
HDL–C (mmol/l) 1.26 (1.19–1.33) 1.32 (1.22–1.42) 0.317
LDL–C (mmol/l) 3.46 (3.23–3.69) 2.60 (2.40–2.80) < 0.001
sdLDL–C (mmol/l) 1.48 (1.36–1.60) 0.83 (0.70–0.96) < 0.001
lbLDL–C (mmol/l) 1.98 (1.77–2.19) 1.77 (1.57–1.96) 0.136
%LDL as sdLDL 44.83 (41.39–48.27) 33.89 (28.86–38.93) < 0.001
  1. Values are expressed as mean (95% confidence interval), Unpaired student’s t-test, P < 0.05 = significant