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Table 1 Charactaristics and lipoprotein profiles of hemodialysis patients and healthy controls

From: Increase of electronegative-LDL-fraction ratio and IDL-cholesterol in chronic kidney disease patients with hemodialysis treatment

  Hemodialysis patients Healthy controls P value
  (n = 25) (n = 25)  
Age (years) 63 ± 13 63 ± 3 NS
Sex (male/female) 10/15 15/10 NS
Duration of hemodialysis (years) 1.9 ± 1.0   
BMI (kg/m2) 21 ± 3 22 ± 2 NS
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 4.28 ± 1.02 5.07 ± 0.30 <0.005
Triglyceride (mmol/L) 1.00 ± 0.35 0.86 ± 0.31 NS
LDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 2.22 ± 0.72 3.00 ± 0.33 <0.0001
HDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 1.29 ± 0.43 1.68 ± 0.32 <0.001
Creatinine(mmol/L) 0.810 ± 0.204 0.061 ± 0.010 <0.0001
Estimated GFR (mL/min/1.73 m2) 4.1 ± 1.9 69.6 ± 15.3 <0.0001
Anion-exchange chromatgraphic method    
Nonelectronegative-HDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 0.54 ± 0.13 0.82 ± 0.11 <0.0001
Electronegative-HDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 0.86 ± 0.36 0.75 ± 0.26 NS
Nonelectronegative-LDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 2.29 ± 0.78 2.87 ± 0.30 <0.05
Electronegative-LDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 0.32 ± 0.13 0.34 ± 0.09 NS
IDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 0.099 ± 0.040 0.074 ± 0.035 <0.05
VLDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 0.23 ± 0.12 0.20 ± 0.10 NS
Chylomicron cholesterol (mmol/L) 0.075 ± 0.037 0.077 ± 0.063 NS
Electronegative-LDL-s / total LDL (%) 12.5 ± 3.4 10.4 ± 2.2 <0.05
  1. NS indicates not significant.