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Table 2 The concentrations of serum lipids in two groups (mmol/L)

From: Serum lipid levels are positively correlated with lumbar disc herniation—a retrospective study of 790 Chinese patients

Serum lipids Disc herniation Control group t value P value
(n = 396) (n = 394)
TC 4.75 ± 1.02 4.41 ± 0.90 4.984 <0.001
TG 1.46 ± 0.89 1.35 ± 0.94 1.669 0.096
LDL-C 2.92 ± 0.86 2.62 ± 0.73 5.129 <0.001
HDL-C 1.32 ± 0.30 1.34 ± 0.47 0.641 0.521
  1. Data are given as the means ± SD, and analysed with independent-sample t-tests