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Table 2 Relative risk of probable coronary heart disease for various cut-off values of lipids

From: The atherogenic and metabolic impact of non-HDL cholesterol versus other lipid sub-components among non-diabetic and diabetic Saudis

  Non-Diabetic Diabetic
N 465 271
Probable CHD 99 114
LDL cholesterol (mmol/L)   
< 2.59 0.87 (0.70–1.09) 0.95 (0.86–1.05)
2.59–3.34 0.99 (0.76–1.30) 1.03 (0.91–1.17)
≥ 3.35 1.05 (0.92–1.19) 1.13 (0.91–1.39)
Non-HDL- cholesterol (mmol/L)   
< 3.35 0.94 (0.85–1.04) 0.95 (0.74–1.22)
3.35–4.13 0.86 (0.67–1.09) 1.06 (0.93–1.21)
≥ 4.14 1.01 (0.92–1.11) 1.15 (0.93–1.42)
Total Cholesterol (mmol/L)   
< 5.17 1.02 (0.93–1.12 0.81 (0.65–1.00)
5.17–6.19 0.93 (0.84–1.03) 1.11 (0.86–1.44)
≥ 6.20 1.09 (0.95–1.24) 1.18 (0.91–1.53)
HDL Cholesterol (mg/dl)   
≥ 1.55 0.85 (0.76–0.96) 1.76 (0.56–5.47)
1.03–1.54 1.10 (0.96–1.25) 1.37 (0.98–1.91)
< 1.03 0.99 (0.89–1.10) 0.70 (0.51–0.97)
Triglycerides (mg/dl)   
< 1.69 0.79 (0.70–0.89) 0.96 (0.75–1.23)
1.69–2.25 0.98 (0.86–1.11) 1.20 (0.86–1.67)
≥ 2.26 1.05 (0.93–1.19) 0.94 (0.75–1.46)
  1. *Data presented as Relative risk (95% Confidence interval)