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Table 2 Modeling lipids levels in relation to physical activity status

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

  b-coefficient for physical activity* Standard Error P-value
Men    
Triglycerides (mg/dl) -3.655 0.81 0.259
Apolipoprotein B (mg/dl) -0.829 0.85 0.347
Apolipoprotein A1 (mg/dl) 0.671 0.725 0.355
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) -0.985 1.105 0.373
Non HDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) -0.353 1.202 0.769
HDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 0.056 0.438 0.897
Oxidised LDL (mg/dl) 0.118 1.265 0.926
LDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) -0.089 1.15 0.938
Women    
Apolipoprotein A1 (mg/dl) 1.890 0.811 0.020
HDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 0.958 0.425 0.024
Apolipoprotein B (mg/dl) -0.529 0.852 0.489
Oxidised LDL (mg/dl) -0.676 1.097 0.538
Triglycerides (mg/dl) -1.096 1.68 0.583
LDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) -0.482 1.105 0.644
Non HDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) -0.207 1.131 0.855
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) -0.104 1.06 0.882
  1. Physical activity entered in the models as an ordered variable according to kcal/min expended per week (i.e. sedentary, low, medium, and high). Covariates entered in all models are: age (years), body mass index (Kg/m2 ), dietary and smoking habits (pack-years).