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Table 1 Lipids levels and physical activity status

From: Physical activity, high density lipoprotein cholesterol and other lipids levels, in men and women from the ATTICA study

  Physical activity status  
  Sedentary Low Medium High  
Men Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD P-value
Apolipoprotein A1 (mg/dl) 145.7 23.6 149.2 22.5 149.5 22.7 150.7 23.5 0.087
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 146.9 32.4 137.1 28.0 131.8 37.0 130.5 24.4 0.197
Non HDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 143.7 21.6 141.2 20.3 137.5 28.1 140.7 29.1 0.230
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 187.2 40.4 185.0 35.8 181.6 37.5 181.8 43.4 0.238
Apolipoprotein B (mg/dl) 116.5 29.8 113.7 29.3 112.8 29.2 111.6 30.7 0.247
HDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 43.3 16.6 45.0 11.7 44.7 10.7 45.8 9.2 0.371
Oxidised LDL (mg/dl) 62.1 28.0 61.4 35.1 60.4 29.2 57.2 27.8 0.567
LDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 115.1 38.7 115.5 30.5 112.5 34.7 111.0 36.5 0.577
Women          
HDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 52.2 13.6 54.9 12.0 55.3 15.3 56.7 14.7 0.002
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 102.6 37.4 99.5 39.0 91.3 38.7 84.9 33.3 0.002
Non HDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 128.7 20.6 126.2 19.3 123.5 22.1 117.7 21.1 0.007
Apolipoprotein B (mg/dl) 102.8 28.5 105.3 29.6 99.1 31.1 91.4 24.5 0.013
Apolipoprotein A1 (mg/dl) 160.7 26.3 162.7 22.7 165.1 26.0 170.7 25.8 0.016
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 181.3 37.8 178.3 42.6 178.0 38.2 175.2 31.1 0.033
LDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 108.1 32.9 110.1 37.3 106.3 36.0 103.2 32.3 0.068
Oxidised LDL (mg/dl) 54.3 28.1 54.1 25.2 51.8 26.5 51.3 19.9 0.330