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Table 1 Baseline characteristics and sphingoid base concentrations for the control and diabetic group

From: Deoxysphingoid bases as plasma markers in Diabetes mellitus

  Control Diabetes P-value
  N = 49 N = 50  
AGE(y) 57.84 ± 11.64 63.31 ± 7.43 0.01
BMI 24.83 ± 4.00 28.97 ± 4.5 < 0.0001
Male (%) 54 84  
CHOL (mM) 5.79 ± 1.26 4.82 ± 1.11 < 0.0001
HDL (mM) 1.64 ± 0.5 1.30 ± 0.33 < 0.0001
LDL (mM) 3.47 ± 0.97 2.90 ± 0.95 0.004
TG (mM) 1.48 ± 0.93 1.44 ± 0.67 0.77
CRP (mg/l) 2.01 ± 2.18 2.72 ± 4.14 0.28
SMOKING (%) 42 77  
STATINS (%) 2 70  
C16SO (μM) 11.06 ± 5.40 10.84 ± 8.71 0.88
C16SA (μM) 0.35 ± 0.18 0.30 ± 0.21 0.20
C18SO (μM) 79.44 ± 28.58 72.93 ± 38.76 0.34
C18SA (μM) 2.52 ± 0.91 2.22 ± 1.14 0.14
doxSO (μM) 0.12 ± 0.09 0.19 ± 0.15 0.005
doxSA (μM) 0.06 ± 0.04 0.08 ± 0.05 0.08