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Table 1 Concentration of various lipid and lipoprotein in exposed and control group

From: Influence of vanadium on serum lipid and lipoprotein profiles: a population-based study among vanadium exposed workers

Variable Exposed group (N = 533) Control group (N = 241) P value*
Mean ± SD Range Mean ± SD Range
TC(mmol/l) 4.28 ± 0.78 2.39-6.72 4.23 ± 0.78 2.18-6.88 >0.05
TG(mmol/l) 1.44 ± 0.92 0.30-6.94 1.47 ± 1.00 0.33-7.12 >0.05
HDL-C(mmol/l) 1.36 ± 0.32 0.64-2.42 1.23 ± 0.25 0.68-2.04 <0.001
non-HDL-C(mmol/l) 2.92 ± 0.78 0.69-5.44 3.00 ± 0.79 0.95-5.42 >0.05
LDL-C(mmol/l) 2.32 ± 0.52 0.93-4.08 2.32 ± 0.55 1.08-4.05 >0.05
apoA-I(g/l) 1.55 ± 0.32 0.85-2.81 1.12 ± 0.18 0.73-1.60 <0.001
apoB(g/l) 0.74 ± 0.16 0.26-1.18 0.72 ± 0.15 0.33-1.15 >0.05
HDL-C/apoA-I 0.34 ± 0.05 0.19-0.60 0.43 ± 0.08 0.24-0.73 <0.001
non-HDL-C/apoB 1.50 ± 0.15 0.93-2.58 1.60 ± 0.20 1.01-2.38 <0.001
TC/HDL-C 3.31 ± 0.94 0.52-7.09 3.55 ± 0.93 1.65-7.11 <0.001
LDL-C/HDL-C 1.81 ± 0.57 0.55-3.83 1.95 ± 0.58 0.84-4.53 <0.001
apoB/apoA-I 0.50 ± 0.15 0.18-1.32 0.65 ± 0.17 0.29-1.34 <0.001
  1. *Covariance analysis adjusted for gender and age.