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Table 1 Basic serum lipoprotein measurements, their distributions and mean percentage differences in the initial group (n = 1010)

From: Evaluation of different formulas for LDL-C calculation

  TC, mmol/L TG, mmol/L HDL-C, mmol/L D-LDL-C, mmol/L F-LDL-C, mmol/L ΔF-LDL-C, % A-LDL-C, mmol/L ΔA-LDL-C, %
Mean 5.79 1.88 1.31 3.9 3.63* -6.9 3.72* -3.9
SD 1.21 0.92 0.34 1.09 1.06 8.8 1.04 14.6
1st quartile 4.93 1.14 1 3.2 2.89 -12.1 2.99 -13.8
Median 5.7 1.68 1.2 3.8 3.55 -6.5 3.66 -6.3
3rd quartile 6.5 2.41 1.5 4.5 4.27 -1.8 4.39 5
  1. * p < 0.001
  2. TC: total cholesterol, TG: triglycerides, HDL-C: high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C: low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, D-LDL-C: directly measured LDL-C, F-LDL-C: LDL-C calculated by Friedewald's formula, ΔF-LDL-C: mean percentage difference for Friedewald's formula, A-LDL-C: LDL-C calculated by Anandaraja's formula, ΔA-LDL-C: mean percentage difference for Anandaraja's formula.