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Table 2 Concentration of various lipids in exposed and control group in subgroups according to gender (Mean ± SD)

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

Variable Female (N = 175)    Male (N = 599)   
Exposed group Control group P value* Exposed group Control group P value*
(n = 117) (n = 58) (n = 416) (n = 183)
TC(mmol/l) 4.14 ± 0.71 4.00 ± 0.79 >0.05 4.32 ± 0.79 4.30 ± 0.76 >0.05
TG(mmol/l) 1.10 ± 0.57 0.96 ± 0.48 >0.05 1.54 ± 0.97 1.63 ± 1.07 >0.05
HDL-C(mmol/l) 1.47 ± 0.30 1.39 ± 0.23 >0.05 1.33 ± 0.32 1.18 ± 0.24 <0.001
non-HDL-C(mmol/l) 2.67 ± 0.30 2.61 ± 0.73 >0.05 2.99 ± 0.79 3.12 ± 0.77 0.047
LDL-C(mmol/l) 2.23 ± 0.50 2.15 ± 0.54 >0.05 2.36 ± 0.53 2.37 ± 0.54 >0.05
apoA-I(g/l) 1.61 ± 0.31 1.15 ± 0.15 <0.001 1.53 ± 0.31 1.11 ± 0.19 <0.001
apoB(g/l) 0.69 ± 0.14 0.64 ± 0.15 >0.05 0.76 ± 0.16 0.74 ± 0.15 >0.05
HDL-C/apoA-I 0.35 ± 0.05 0.47 ± 0.08 <0.001 0.34 ± 0.05 0.42 ± 0.08 <0.001
non-HDL-C/apoB 1.48 ± 0.14 1.56 ± 0.18 <0.001 1.51 ± 0.15 1.61 ± 0.21 <0.001
TC/HDL-C 2.92 ± 0.69 2.93 ± 0.62 >0.05 3.42 ± 0.97 3.75 ± 0.92 <0.001
LDL-C/HDL-C 1.58 ± 0.46 1.58 ± 0.43 >0.05 1.87 ± 0.58 2.06 ± 0.58 <0.001
apoB/apoA-I 0.45 ± 0.14 0.56 ± 0.12 <0.001 0.52 ± 0.15 0.68 ± 0.17 <0.001
  1. *Covariance analysis adjusted for age.