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Table 4 The risk of carotid atherosclerosis according to quartiles of apoB/apoAΙ ratio and non-HDL-C/HDL-C ratio in both genders

From: The value of the apoB/apoAΙ ratio and the non-HDL-C/HDL-C ratio in predicting carotid atherosclerosis among Chinese individuals with metabolic syndrome: a cross-sectional study

   Ratio levels* Pfor trend
   Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4  
Men       
  range of apoB/apoAΙ <0.690 0.690-0.841 0.841-1.000 >1.000  
  ORs for carotid atherosclerosis 1 1.205(0.768-1.890) 1.541(1.003-2.336) 2.465(1.598-3.803) <0.001
  range of non-HDL-C/HDL-C <2.390 2.390-2.937 2.937-3.508 >3.508  
  ORs for carotid atherosclerosis 1 1.287(0.834–1.987) 1.627(1.060-2.499) 1.843(1.189-2.856) 0.177
Women       
  range of apoB/apoAΙ <0.594 0.594-0.764 0.764-0.888 >0.888  
  ORs for carotid atherosclerosis 1 1.587(0.573-4.392) 2.034(0.758-5.496) 2.772(1.051-7.315) <0.001
  range of non-HDL-C/HDL-C <1.885 1.885-2.393 2.393-2.955 >2.955  
  ORs for carotid atherosclerosis 1 1.383(0.424–4.511) 3.200(1.077-9.511) 5.847(1.982-17.245) 0.001
  1. *Covariates for adjustment including age, BMI, SBP, DBP, TC, TG, HDL-C, LDL-C, apoB, apoAΙ, INS, IR, CRP, HCY, GGT, and UA. ApoB: apolipoprotein B; ApoAΙ: apolipoprotein AΙ; HDL-C: high density lipoprotein cholesterol; non-HDL-C: non-high density lipoprotein cholesterol.