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Table 2 Summary Population Lipids and CRP at Baseline

From: Low density lipoprotein cholesterol is inversely correlated with abdominal visceral fat area: a magnetic resonance imaging study

  Baseline value (mean ± SD)
Total Cholesterol (mg/dl) 212 ± 34
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 138 ± 33
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 45 ± 16
Non-HDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 167 ± 33
VLDL cholesterol 29 ± 14
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 146 ± 72
CRP (mg/L) 3.53 ± 2.47
Cholestanol (μmol/L) 7.03 ± 2.73
Desmosterol (μmol/L) 2.77 ± 0.94
Lathosterol (μmol/L) 5.88 ± 3.18
Sitosterol (μmol/L) 6.31 ± 3.65
Cholestanol:cholesterol ratio (μmol cholestanol/mmol cholesterol × 100)* 126 ± 40
Desmosterol:cholesterol ratio (μmol desmosterol/mmol cholesterol × 100) 51 ± 16
Lathosterol:cholesterol ratio (μmol lathosterol/mmol cholesterol × 100) 109 ± 62
Sitosterol:cholesterol ratio (μmol sitosterol/mmol cholesterol × 100) 112 ± 57
  1. *this format is adopted for ease of comparison with previous reports; synthesis and absorption markers are standardized to total cholesterol.