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Table 2 Prevalence of dyslipidemia Φ in patients of dry eye diseases and normal control by lipid profiles in Korean population

From: Total cholesterol and lipoprotein composition are associated with dry eye disease in Korean women

Clinically diagnosed DED
  Male Female
No Yes P-value No Yes P-value
Hypercholesterolemia 11.3(0.8) 8(3) 0.351 11.7(0.7) 16.2(2.3) 0.033
Hypertriglycemia 21.5(1.2) 20.3(5.6) 0.8313 9.5(0.7) 9.6(1.7) 0.9595
Low HDL 33.5(1.4) 33.6(5.4) 0.9909 15.8(0.9) 11.7(1.7) 0.0461
High LDL 11.4(0.9) 8.5(3) 0.413 11.8(0.7) 15.7(2.5) 0.0921
Symptoms of DED
   Male    Female  
  No Yes P-value No Yes P-value
Hypercholesterolemia 10.8(0.8) 12.6(2.5) 0.4816 11.8(0.8) 14.8(1.7) 0.095
Hypertriglycemia 21.4(1.3) 25(3.8) 0.3326 9.6(0.8) 8.9(1.4) 0.6573
Low HDL 33.3(1.4) 29.7(3) 0.2591 16.3(1.1) 11.6(1.5) 0.0215
High LDL 11.1(1) 12(2.4) 0.7271 12(0.7) 14.8(1.8) 0.1232
  1. Data are expressed as percentage (standard error).
  2. Φ The cut-off value of dyslipidemia was as any of the following : hypercholesterolemia (TC ≥ 200 mg/dL); hypertriglycemia (TG ≥150 mg/dL); low HDL, <40 mg/dL; or high LDL ≥ 100 mg/dL.